Drug Enforcement Agency

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Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)

an agency of the Drug Enforcement Administration of the federal government, empowered to enforce regulations that control the import or export of narcotic drugs and certain other substances or the traffic of these substances across state lines.
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The company has developed a wealth of experience in this sector from long-term contracts with government agencies such as the Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), in the states of Idaho, Montana, and Oregon; the Bureau of Land Management in Idaho; United Parcel Service (UPS); and provides emergency response services as an approved subcontractor to the Environmental Protection Agency in two regions.
February 1994: Garcia was arrested by the Drug Enforcement Agency in San Francisco and convicted of selling methamphetamine, a felony.
Strathclyde Chief Constable Sir John Orr, deputy Justice Minister Iain Gray and Jim Orr, director of the Scottish Drug Enforcement Agency, all backed the Record's campaign against drugs.
Marks, who was born in Kenfig Hill, near Bridgend, served seven years after he was caught by the US Drug Enforcement Agency.
New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry News) Wed, Feb 26, 2014 - Immigration authorities, the Drug Enforcement Agency and other law enforcement groups are borrowing border-patrol drones to conduct domestic surveillance, flight logs released from the Electronic Frontier Foundation reveal.
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the Marshals Service captured "El Chapo" inside a condominium in the beach resort town of Mazatlan on Saturday morning, officials said.
Contract awarded for Supply of Labor and Materials for the Renovation of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Regional Offices in Regions I, CAR and VI
He was caught after replying to an advertisement posted by agents with the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), who claimed they were selling a cargo plane for $1.
US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) administrator Michele Leonhart and other federal officials on May 30 announced the extradition of Alfonso Portillo, the former president of Guatemala, who is charged with conspiring to launder millions of dollars he embezzled from the government of Guatemala through bank accounts located in the United States.
Network Private Hire got the taxpayer-funded deals after being vetted by the Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency, who probe organised crime.
Several local law enforcement agencies work in concert to fight narcotics trafficking in Liberia, including the Liberian National Police, the Coast Guard, the National Security Agency, and the Drug Enforcement Agency.
Working with Tayside and Merseyside police, officers from the Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency (SCDEA) stopped the vehicles on the M74 in Lanarkshire on Sunday.

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