reinforce national security. On Track On December 18, 2013, Salvadoran citizen Edgar Benitez was extradited to the United States. This represents only the second extradition of a Salvadoran citizen to the US. in more than 100 years. During this reporting period, the Supreme Court of El Salvador approved two extraditions and three requests for provisional arrest warrants. The USG has developed a draft standard flow procedure to help systemize the extradition process for both the USG and the GOES. However, for extradition to bean effective crime reduction tool in the long term, development of GOES procedures and strategies regarding the extradition process must be enhanced and further systematized. The appointment of a GOES Point of Contact for this Goal is anticipated in the coming months and will be vital to moving this goal forward.