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Illicit drug trafficking and law enforcement policies

Illicit drug trafficking and law enforcement policies

selected references, 1979-1984

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug control -- United States -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Edith Sutterlin
    GenreBibliography
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1984-85, reel 1, fr. 0717
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination4 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15453639M

    Law enforcement determined that his drug trafficking activities in the Colorado case involved approximately three kilograms of near-pure methamphetamine and grams of black tar heroin. He also admitted that his drug trafficking activities in the Wyoming case involved approximately 20 pounds of methamphetamine. Mexican drug networks are large and violent, engaging in activities like the trafficking of narcotics, money laundering, extortion, kidnapping, and mass murder. Despite the impact of these activities in Mexico and abroad, these illicit networks are remarkably resilient to state intervention.

    India's Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act of , amended by the NDPS Act of , and other laws designed to control drug abuse and drug trafficking are examined in this book, as well as United Nations (UN) conventions on reducing and preventing the demand for drugs, controlling drug supply and drug trafficking, and. to domestic law enforcement. Federal agencies, primarily the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), enforce federal controlled substances laws in all states and territories, but the majority of drug crimes known to U.S. law enforcement are dealt with at .

    Non-Applicability of the Probation Law for Drug Traffickers and Pushers. – Any person convicted for drug trafficking or pushing under this Act, regardless of the penalty imposed by the Court, cannot avail of the privilege granted by the Probation Law or Presidential Decree No. , as amended. Section   The illicit drug trade generates billions of dollars profit for organised crime—more than any other criminal activity—ruining lives and harming communities in the process. We contribute to Australia’s response, by developing intelligence and understanding of evolving illicit drug markets, emerging trends and new drug-related threats. We inform responses to Australia’s illicit drug.


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Illicit drug trafficking and law enforcement policies Download PDF EPUB FB2

The illegal drug trade or drug trafficking is a global black market dedicated to the cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of drugs that are subject to drug prohibition laws.

Most jurisdictions prohibit trade, except under license, of many types of drugs through the use of drug prohibition laws. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime's World Drug Report estimates the size. On the law enforcement side, INL provides full-spectrum support to foreign law enforcement partners confronting dangerous and well-organized drug trafficking organizations.

INL’s Aviation programs help counternarcotics police reach remote areas where drugs are grown and processed as well as improve their ability to interdict illicit shipments. “The deliberate actions of our local and federal law enforcement partners have immediately made Indianapolis a safer place to live, work and raise a family." Indianapolis – United States Attorney Josh J.

Minkler announced today, eight individuals were indicted on federal drug charges, including Possession with Intent to Distribute. The president of Journalists Against Illicit Drug Trafficking and Organised Crimes (JAIDTOC), Momodou Kanteh has praised the Drug Law Enforcement Agency The Gambia (DLEAG) for its position on drug trafficking in the country.

He said the leadership at the agency seems to be committed to the fight against illicit drugs in The Gambia. The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is the chief law enforcement and intelligence agency of India responsible for fighting drug trafficking and the abuse of illegal substances.

It was created on 17 March to enable the full implementation of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act () and fight its violation through the Prevention of Illicit Trafficking in Narcotic.

The assessment may ultimately help law enforcement in the appropriate targeting and disruption of transnational organised crime groups, and elicit law enforcement cooperation between countries to effectively fight the trafficking of illicit goods via ports and airports in Africa.

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) is a Federal agency in Nigeria charged with eliminating the growing, processing, manufacturing, selling, exporting, and trafficking of hard drugs. The agency was established by Decree Number 48 of The NDLEA is present in international airports, seaports and border crossing.

It tries to eradicate cannabis by destroying plantings. The High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program, created by Congress with the Anti-Drug Abuse Act ofprovides assistance to Federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies operating in areas determined to be critical drug-trafficking regions of the United States.

Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime: Disrupt Drug Trafficking and Its Facilitation of Other Transnational Threats. In recent years, new developments in technology and communications equipment have enabled TOC networks involved in drug trafficking and other illicit activities to plan, coordinate, and perpetrate their schemes with increased mobility and anonymity.

Drug interdiction (preventing illicit drugs from reaching their destination) is important in stemming the flow of illegal drugs and countering the negative effects of organized criminal groups.

INL supports interdiction efforts by partner nation law enforcement agencies through training, equipment, and technical assistance.

First conducted in in Latin America, it has since expanded to other regions of the world and involves thousands of law enforcement officials. Read more about Operation Lionfish. Training. Ensuring police worldwide have the knowledge and skills to prevent, investigate and disrupt drug trafficking is a key part of our drug strategy.

Drug trafficking is a major source of revenue for organised crime groups, many of whom are involved in other forms of serious crime such as firearms, modern slavery and immigration crime. Action against drug trafficking therefore has a much wider disruptive impact on organised criminal activity.

Federal and local law enforcement agencies on Tuesday announced multiple indictments in an alleged drug trafficking ring dealing in fentanyl, heroin, meth and cocaine after executing numerous search and arrest warrants a day earlier.

U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana Josh Minkler. AUGUSTA, GA: A Georgia man who operated an industrial-scale illegal pill-manufacturing operation has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison, representing the final sentence among the major members of the drug trafficking conspiracy.

Walker Christian Forrester, 25, of Loganville, Ga., was sentenced to months in prison by U.S. District Court Chief Judge J. As drug trafficking by sea increases globally, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has stressed the need for the Federal Government to strengthen the Agency to effectively combat the.

Law enforcement efforts and policy implications illicit drug prices, how globalization opened up new routes for drug traffickers, and how and why Because drug trafficking is illegal.

Drug laws and drug crimes have gotten lots of attention in the past decade. Laws in every state and at the federal level prohibit the possession, manufacture, and sale of certain controlled substances – including drugs like marijuana, methamphetamine, ecstasy, cocaine, and heroin.

Fighting illicit drugs in Myanmar by giving law enforcement better equipment. Yangon (Myanmar), 16 November - Frontline officers combating the illicit drugs threat in Myanmar are now being equipped to quickly identify illicit drugs and their precursor chemicals - and trained in how to properly use field drug-testing kits - thanks to UNODC.

The production and trafficking of methamphetamine. Law enforcement officials have linked Hezbollah to a string of major drug seizures, in locations ranging from the empty desert along the Syria-Jordan border to. But most drug crimes that the law enforcement is familiar with are tackled at the state level, but in many cases, federal agencies also assist them with drug-related arrests and suspects are referred for state prosecution.

While state laws on drug-trafficking have significant differences, all states have laws that punish illicit drug activity. drug-trafficking areas, and illicit profits. communicated in writing to the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).

and territorial law enforcement agencies. Possibly emerging as a result of wildlife trafficking and the consumption of wild animal meat, COVID is influencing crime and illicit economies around the world.Six week ago, Attorney General William Barr announced the launch of operation legend via this press release that stressed the fighting of violent crime.

Here are excerpts from the July 8 DOJ press release (with my emphasis added): Attorney General William P. Barr announced the launch of.