The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) refers to a federal law enforcement agency which investigates drug offenses.

The DEA is a U.S. federal law enforcement agency responsible for combating drug trafficking and distribution. The DEA was created in 1973 as part of the U.S. Department of Justice, and its primary mission is to enforce the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and other drug-related laws.

Examples of the DEA's activities include:

  1. Investigating and arresting individuals and organizations involved in the manufacture, distribution, and trafficking of illegal drugs.

  2. Seizing and confiscating illegal drugs and assets associated with drug trafficking.

  3. Working with other law enforcement agencies both within the United States and internationally to combat drug trafficking.

  4. Providing training and assistance to other law enforcement agencies and organizations in the areas of drug enforcement and drug-related crime prevention.

  5. Educating the public about the dangers of drug abuse and the importance of drug enforcement efforts.

Overall, the DEA plays a critical role in preventing and reducing drug-related crime and promoting public health and safety.


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