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NMionil Intelligence Council
MEMORANDUM FOR: Deputy Director of Central Intelligence
National Intelligence Officer for Narcotics
Coordinating Board Meeting
Murphyoordinating Board meeting onovember. The Executive Board will meetid-December.
Most agencies reported improved operations in the NNBIS Centers, but concurred in the need for further refinement. The heads of some of the Centers will be invited to Washington to attend the Executive Board meeting In December.
lear understanding of their mission, nor the tools to accomplish stepped-up interdiction.
Coast Guard twice requested that development of the Centers not disrupt existing command relationships, meaning the coordinatorenter should not be empowered to give line orders to the Commander of the Coast Guard (or Customs or DEA) district In which the Center is located.
The FBI was concerned that some domestic legal Issues had not been addressed, such as search and seizure problems. None of the Issues raised appeared to have anything to do with the legal problems the Intelligence Community confronts in narcotics work.
DEA reported no significant problems. (In the field, DEA has plenty of significant problems, toextent that their local people are not cooperating fully with the Centers.)
FAA and Customs made brief presentations on expanded use of radar and air ops respectively. ew years, FAA radars will be able to see
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everything entering the USeet, and will have the capability to analyze the Informationentral point. Until then, it will remain haphazardood detection capabilities in some areas bounded by other areas that are completely uncovered. Customs' -airlowly upgrading its equipmentand expanding its capabilities.
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