Drug Enforcement Administration

Organized crime today is not your father’s godfather

The Godfather of literary and movie fame wanted to avoid trafficking in illegal drugs. The reality of organized crime in modern times is much different….

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A cautionary tale from DEA’s plan to return to the office

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FILE - This Aug. 29, 2018, file photo shows an arrangement of prescription oxycodone pills in New York. U.S. health officials Tuesday, April 9. 2019, warned doctors not to abruptly stop prescribing opioid painkillers to patients who are taking them for chronic pain ailments, such as backaches.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

The DEA keeps an eye on a problem that predated the pandemic, and will be here long after

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Felipe Caparr?s Cruz)Young man in handcuffs

Does federal customer experience extend to prisoners?

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DEA has a foundation, and it’s been up to some star-studded work

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Joe Biden

White House announces nominations for leadership roles at DEA, Army, and others

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‘Smart IT investments’ carried pandemic relief, but $9B TMF plan falls apart in Congress

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) says agencies relied on “smart IT investments” to disburse COVID-19 pandemic stimulus, but the Senate is passing on plans to…

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The American flag flies outside of the Justice Department building, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

DOJ investigators have mixed reviews of agency’s COVID-19 response, IG says

Employees within the Justice Department’s investigative subcomponents offered mixed reviews of their organizations’ responses to the COVID-19, according…

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Sammies finalist helped multi-agency investigation to tackle opioids in Appalachia

Last year a team of federal investigators, as part of the national effort to mitigate the opioid crisis, indicted 73 licensed medical practitioners for enabling the addiction crisis in Appalachia.

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