The Drug Enforcement Administration

The mission of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and bring to the criminal and civil justics systems of the United States, or any other competent   jurisdiction, those organizations and principal members of organizations, involved in the growing, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances appearing in or destined for illicit traffic in the United States; and to recommend and support non-enforcement program aimed at reducing the availability of illicit controlled substances on the domestic and international markets.

Mission Statement

The DEA was founded in July 1973 in order to esablish a single unified command to combat an all-out global war on the drug manace. The DEA has almost 5,000 special agents and a budget of $2.03 billion. 

1. Title 21 United States Code controlled Substances ACT

2. CMEA (Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005)

3. Operation Prevention

Laws & Legislation