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Cablegate: 2009 End-Use Monitoring Report: Brazil

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TAGS: SNAR BR
SUBJECT: 2009 End-Use Monitoring Report: Brazil

REF: 07 STATE 166080; 08 STATE 127211; 09 STATE 119905

BACKGROUND

A. Inventory Management

EUM Program Coordinator is NAS Management Analyst Ione Assumpcao,
assumpcaoi@state.gov, phone: 55 61 3312-7342. Ms. Assumpcao
exercises overall responsibility for EUM and performs the majority
of on-site inspections with the advice and supervision of NAS
Director Terrence Flynn, flynntr@state.gov, phone 55 61 3312-7334.

B. Inventory System

LOA FY 2006 was signed August, 2008. Since then, NAS Brasilia
resumed providing assistance. NAS Brasilia records and tracks
distribution of donated commodities using Microsoft Office Excel.
The Excel document contains a general worksheet which includes all
donated commodities and separate worksheets for each project. All
worksheets include the following information: type, name of item
with make and model, serial number, acquisition cost, acquisition
year, end user, project number, date turned over to host
government, last verification, condition and location.

C. Staff Member EUM Responsibilities

NAS Management Analyst, Ione Assumpcao, under the general
supervision of the NAS Director, is responsible for performing the
majority of on-site inspections, inventory list control and
updates, and preparing the EUM report. Law Enforcement Advisor,
Patrick Healy and Program Specialist, Debora Arrais, under the
general supervision of the NAS Director, are responsible for the
project design, implementation, coordination, and evaluation.

D. Other USG Agency Assistance

DEA

E. Counterpart Agencies

Department of Federal Police (DPF)/Organized Crime Department
(DCOR), Ministry of Justice/National Secretariat of Public Security
(SENASP), National Department of Prisons (DEPEN), National Antidrug
Secretariat (SENAD), and Financial Activities Oversight Council
(COAF).

F. Receipt

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and joint receiving letter signed
by representative of the USG and the GOB.

MONITORING PROCEDURES

A. On-site Inspections

The number of scheduled on-site inspections performed: 05(five).

The number of unscheduled on-site inspection performed: 02(two).

The number of counterpart sites: 07(seven), and cities visited:
04(four).

The date and location of on-site inspections performed:

Council for Financial Activities Control-COAF-December 12, 2009

Central Kennel, Brasilia-September 16, 2009

SIU Base, Sao Paulo-August 27-28, 2009

SIU Base, Belem-October 19-21, 2009

SIU Base, Manaus-October 28, 2009

Airport, Manaus-October 29, 2009

Civil Police Academy, Sao Paulo-December 11-12, 2009

The percentage (%) of donated items personally inspected: 70
percent.

B. Secondary Methods of Monitoring Resource Status:

Discussions about equipment usefulness, quality of services
provided and training results are part of the EUM paper report used
during EUM inspections. Program Officers also provide reports
informing the status of their project regarding donated
commodities.

Percentage Monitored: 20 percent.

STATUS-COMMODITIES

A. Type of Commodity and project:

Desktop computer - 100 complete desktop computers donated to
Brazilian Federal Police in 2004. 15 complete desktop computers
donated to the Civil Police in Sao Paulo, 05 complete desktop
computers donated to the Civil Police in Curitiba and 05 complete
desktop computers donated to the Civil Police in Rio de Janeiro in
2009.

Notebook Computer - 25 notebook computers donated to Brazilian
Federal Police in 2004. 06 notebook computers donated to Brazilian
Federal Police in 2009.

Server - 10 servers donated to Brazilian Federal Police in 2004.

Rack with sliding drawers - 02 racks with sliding drawers donated
to Brazilian Federal Police in 2009.

No-break - 01 no-break donated to Financial Activities Oversight
Council and 03 no-breaks donated to Brazilian Federal Police in
2009.

Printer - 09 printers donated to Brazilian Federal Police in 2009.

Scanner - 03 scanners donated to Brazilian Federal Police in 2004.
01 scanner donated to Brazilian Federal Police in 2009.

Cellular phone - 150 Nextel units donated to Brazilian Federal
Police in 2005.

GPS - 08 Garmin GPS units donated to Brazilian Federal Police in
2009.

Shredder - 01 shredder donated to Brazilian Federal Police in 2004.
05 shredders donated to Brazilian Federal Police and 02 shredders
donated to Financial Activities Oversight Council in 2009.

Sliding Cabinet - 01 sliding cabinet donated to Financial
Activities Oversight Council in 2009.

Air Conditioners - 02 air conditioners donated to Brazilian Federal
Police in 2008. 04 air conditioners donated to Brazilian Federal
Police in 2009.

Tents - 02 tents donated to Brazilian Federal Police in 2009.

Night Vision Goggles - 05 night vision goggles donated to Brazilian
Federal Police in 2009.

Device Seizure - 12 device seizure command kits and 06 device
seizure field kits donated to Brazilian Federal Police in 2009.

Dog - 05 dogs donated to Brazilian Federal Police Central Kennel in
2006. 02 breed dogs and 10 pre-trained dogs donated to Brazilian
Federal Police Central Kennel in 2009.

B. Location

Special Investigation Units Program

Unit in Sao Paulo: 30 desktop computers, 02 servers, 01 notebook
computer, 21 cellular phones (Nextel), 02 scanners, 02 air
conditioners.

Unit in Rio de Janeiro: 10 desktop computers, 01 server, 02
notebook computers, 12 cellular phones (Nextel), 01 scanner.

Unit in Manaus: 01 server, 02 printers.

Unit in Belem: 05 notebook computers, 01 scanner, 05 printers, 03
no-breaks, 02 tents, 02 air conditioners, 01 rack 19" with 2
sliding drawers, 03 servers.

Unit in Porto Velho: 02 notebook computers, 02 printers, 06 GPSs.

Unit in Porto Seguro: 02 GPSs, 02 servers, 01 rack 19" with 2
drawers.

Unit in Brasilia: 03 servers, 70 cellular phones (Nextel), 02 air
conditioners, 01 shredder, 06 device seizure command kits, 03
device seizure field kits, 04 night vision goggles.

Unit Mobile Team: 07 notebook computers, 34 cellular phones

(Nextel).

Operational Control Center Unit Brasilia: 01 server.

Unit Campo Grande: 01 server.

Unit Teresina: 01 server.

Airport Interdiction Program

Unit Brasilia: 05 shredders, 02 device seizure field kits, 06
device seizure command kits, 01 night vision goggle.

Canine Program

Central Kennel Unit Brasilia: 13 cellular phones (Nextel), 05 dogs,
02 breed dogs and 10 pre-trained dogs.

Urban Crime Control

Civil Police Sao Paulo: 15 desktop computers.

Civil Police Rio de Janeiro: 05 desktop computers.

Civil Police Parana: 05 desktop computers.

Money Laundering

Financial Activities Oversight Council-COAF in Brasilia: 02
shredders, 01 no-break 40kvas, 01 sliding cabinet.

C. Use

Special Investigation Units Program

Unit in Sao Paulo: 30 desktop computers, 02 servers, 01 notebook
computer, 21 cellular phones (Nextel), 02 scanners provided in
2005. 02 air conditioners provided in 2009. They are used for
intelligence collection and special investigations.

Unit in Rio de Janeiro: 10 desktop computers, 01 server, 02
notebook computers, 01 scanner were provided in 2004. 12 cellular
phones (Nextel) were provided in 2005. They are used for
intelligence collection and special investigations.

Unit in Manaus: 01 server was provided in 2004, 02 printers were
provided in 2009. They are used for intelligence collection and
special investigations.

Unit in Belem: 01 notebook computers donated in 2004, 04 notebook
computers, 01 scanner, 05 printers, 03 no-breaks, 02 tents, 02 air
conditioners, 01 rack 19" with 2 sliding drawers, 03 servers
donated in 2009. They are used for intelligence collection and
special investigations.

Unit in Porto Velho: 02 notebook computers, 02 printers, 06 GPSs
were donated in 2009. They are used for intelligence collection and
special investigations.

Unit in Porto Seguro: 02 GPSs, 02 servers, 01 rack 19" with 2
drawers. They are used for intelligence collection and special
investigations.

Unit in Brasilia: 03 servers, 01 shredder were provided in 2004.70
cellular phones (Nextel) were provided in 2005. 02 air
conditioners, , 06 device seizure command kits, 03 device seizure
field kits, 04 night vision goggles were provided in 2009. They are
used for intelligence collection and special investigations.

Unit Mobile Team: 07 notebook computers, 34 cellular phones
(Nextel) were provided in 2004. They are used for intelligence
collection and special investigations.

Operational Control Center Unit in Brasilia: 01 server was donated
in 2004. It is being used for intelligence collection and special
investigations.

Unit in Campo Grande: 01 server was donated in 2004. It is being
used for intelligence collection and special investigations.

Unit in Teresina: 01 server was donated in 2004. It is being used
for intelligence collection and special investigations.

Airport Interdiction Program

Unit in Brasilia: 02 device seizure field kits, 06 device seizure
command kits, 01 night vision goggle were donated in 2009. They are
being used for airport interdiction operations.

Canine Program

Central Kennel Unit in Brasilia: 13 cellular phones (Nextel), 05
dogs were donated in 2006. One dog has been put to sleep due to
Leishmania disease. Two were donated because they were not
responding to the needs of the service and two are being used for
drug detection. 02 breed dogs and 10 pre-trained dogs were donated
in the end of 2009.

Urban Crime Control

Civil Police in Sao Paulo: 15 desktop computers were donated in
2009. They are being used at the Civil Police Academy for training
purposes.

Civil Police in Rio de Janeiro: 05 desktop computers were donated
in 2009. They are being used at the tourist assistance office in
assisting tourists in cases of theft of credit cards, passport, and
documents.

Civil Police in Parana: 05 desktop computers were donated in 2009.
They are being used by the COPE-Special Police Operation Center in
Curitiba city.

Money Laundering

Financial Activities Oversight Council-COAF in Brasilia: 02
shredders, 01 no-break 40kvas, 01 sliding cabinet were donated in
2009. The are being used for the money laundering investigations.

D. Condition

Special Investigation Units Program

Unit in Sao Paulo: 30 desktop computers, 02 servers, 01 notebook
computer, 21 cellular phones (Nextel), 02 scanners provided in
2005. 02 air conditioners provided in 2009. They are used for
intelligence collection and special investigations. Information
equipment provided in 2005 has been repaired and is in fair
condition. Air conditioners are in excellent condition.

Unit in Rio de Janeiro: 10 desktop computers, 01 server, 02
notebook computers, 01 scanner were provided in 2004. 12 cellular
phones (Nextel) were provided in 2005. They are used for
intelligence collection and special investigations. Information
equipment provided in 2005 has been repaired and is in fair
condition.

Unit in Manaus: 01 server was provided in 2004, 02 printers were
provided in 2009. They are used for intelligence collection and
special investigations. Server is in good condition and printers
are in excellent condition.

Unit in Belem: 01 notebook computers donated in 2004, 04 notebook
computers, 01 scanner, 05 printers, 03 no-breaks, 02 tents, 02 air
conditioners, 01 rack 19" with 2 sliding drawers, 03 servers
donated in 2009. They are used for intelligence collection and
special investigations. One of the notebook computers is in good
condition. The other equipment is in excellent condition.

Unit in Porto Velho: 02 notebook computers, 02 printers, 06 GPSs
were donated in 2009. They are used for intelligence collection and
special investigations. Equipment is in excellent condition.

Unit in Porto Seguro: 02 GPSs, 02 servers, 01 rack 19" with 2
drawers. They are used for intelligence collection and special
investigations. Equipment is in excellent condition.

Unit in Brasilia: 03 servers, 01 shredder were provided in 2004. 70
cellular phones (Nextel) were provided in 2005. 02 air
conditioners, , 06 device seizure command kits, 03 device seizure
field kits, 04 night vision goggles were provided in 2009. They are
used for intelligence collection and special investigations.
Information equipment has been repaired and is in fair condition.
Items donated in 2009 are in excellent condition.

Unit Mobile Team: 07 notebook computers, 34 cellular phones
(Nextel) were provided in 2004. They are used for intelligence
collection and special investigations. Equipment has being repaired
and is in fair condition.

Operational Control Center Unit in Brasilia: 01 server was donated
in 2004. It is being used for intelligence collection and special
investigations. It is in good condition.

Unit Campo Grande: 01 server was donated in 2004. It is being used
for intelligence collection and special investigations. It is in
good condition.

Unit Teresina: 01 server was donated in 2004. It is being used for
intelligence collection and special investigations. It is in good
condition.

Airport Interdiction Program

Unit in Brasilia: 02 device seizure field kits, 06 device seizure
command kits, 01 night vision goggle were donated in 2009 and are
being used for airport interdiction operations. They are in
excellent condition.

Canine Program

Central Kennel Unit in Brasilia: 13 cellular phones (Nextel), 05
dogs were donated in 2006. One dog has been put to sleep due to
Leishmania disease. Two were donated because they were not
responding to the needs of the service and two are being used for
drug detection. 02 breed dogs and 10 pre-trained dogs were donated
in the end of 2009.

Urban Crime Control

Civil Police in Sao Paulo: 15 desktop computers were donated in
2009 and are being used at the Civil Police Academy for training
proposes. They are in excellent condition.

Civil Police in Rio de Janeiro: 05 desktop computers were donated
in 2009 and are being used at the tourist assistance office
assisting tourists in cases of theft of credit cards, passport, and
documents. They are in excellent condition.

Civil Police in Parana: 05 desktop computers were donated in 2009
and are being used by the COPE-Special Police Operation Center in
Curitiba city. They are in excellent condition.

Money Laundering

Financial Activities Oversight Council-COAF in Brasilia: 02
shredders, 01 no-break 40kvas, 01 sliding cabinet were donated in
2009 and are being used for the money laundering investigations.
Equipment is in excellent condition.

E. Complete Inventories-Aircraft, Vehicles Vessels, Weapons. N/A

5. STATUS-SERVICES

A. Construction Projects

N/A

B. Demand Reduction Services

Funded simultaneous translation services for the GOB to host
OAS/CICAD to host the Working Group and Conference on updating the
Western Hemisphere Policy Against Drugs. We provided a keynote
speaker and travel of community coalition members for the Tough
Love International Conference and training for Brazilian anti-drug
community coalitions. We also provided travel for Brazilian
officials to attend the National Drug Court Professionals
Conference in California and CADCA Community Coalition training in
Kentucky.

C. Other Professional Services

We funded various training, training-related travel, and
translation services to Brazilian Federal Police and other
host-country partners under all seven programs designated in our
current LOA.

PROGRAM IMPACT

A. Communication Equipment - 2009 was the first full year of
implementation of the programs in the bilateral agreement on
Narcotics Control & Law Enforcement. Commodities donated continue
to enhance the intelligence collection capacities of the SIUs, as
well as expansion of the bases to other important areas in Brazil.
Specialized narcotics and explosive detection equipment was
purchased and is in the process of being imported into Brazil for
the Airport Interdiction Program. Twelve dogs were procured to
boost the dog population of the Canine Program for drug detection,
some of which were trained for the first time for explosive
detection. The Money Laundering Program was enhanced through
equipment purchases and coordinated cooperation between Brazil's
enforcement entity and their U.S. counterparts, including a
technical visit to FinCen. Equipment purchases and planned
training is in progress under the Urban Crime Control Program for
the National Rapid Response Force, which falls under the National
Public Security Secretariat. U.S. Prison Specialists conducted an
assessment of Brazil's Federal Prison System and we have instituted
a partnership to help improve the system. Drug Prevention programs
have continued to improve with integration of the National
Anti-Drug Secretariat, the National Public Security Secretariat,
and several NGOs (non-governmental organizations). And finally,
six training courses were carried out for police, including airport
interdiction, cyber crime investigations, forensics handheld device
recovery and narcotics enforcement.

B. Weapons-N/A

C. Construction Project-N/A

D. Surveillance Equipment-the equipment led to corroboration of
intelligence obtained by Brazilian Federal Police and DEA.

F. Laboratory Equipment-N/A

G. Aircraft-N/A

H. Vehicles-N/A

PROBLEMS & CORRECTIVE ACTION PLANS (CAP's)

A. Unmonitored Resources - N/A.

B. Repair and Maintenance of Commodities - Maintenance and repair
of donated information equipment purchased in the U.S. has always
been a problem for our counterparts. Product warranties generally
do not cover maintenance in Brazil, and the high cost of shipping
makes repairs a very expense procedure. Furthermore, replacement
parts for U.S. produced computers are not readily available in
Brazil. The computers sold in Brazil are different models and do
not have Portuguese as a language option. In an effort to continue
buying U.S. models but address previous compatibility issues, we
research to find U.S. equipment that can be bought with a Brazilian
warranty and software in Portuguese.

C. Lack of Use and Misuse of Commodities - N/A.

D. Disposal of Commodities - N/A.
SHANNON

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