TRAC Spotlight is a new kind of offering from TRAC, a supplemental service for obtaining additional information about the topic of one of our special reports, in this case the government's enforcement of the law against individuals it has determined were somehow involved in terrorism or internal security violations.If you are already a TRACFED subscriber, just use the menu at left. If not, read on...
With Spotlight, there are now three distinct mechanisms for obtaining information that TRAC has obtained from the Justice Department and other agencies under the Freedom of Information Act about a subject of unique importance.
- Available on TRAC's free public site is a report and accompanying tables examining the government's enforcement response to the problems of terrorism and internal security.
TRAC's terrorism enforcement report focuses mostly on how the government responded in the 12 months after 9/11/01. In both TRAC Spotlight and TRACFED enforcement trends can be examined from 1986 to September 30, 2002. This means that you can examine critically important aspects of government criminal enforcement of internal security/terrorism matters from the prior administrations of President Reagan, President Bush and President Clinton through the first two years of the President George W. Bush.
The TRAC Spotlight tool provides six different viewing options. To begin, select a question view from the left-hand menu bar. After making the necessary selections, click submit request and the desired information will be delivered to your browser.