Drug Enforcement Agency


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Noun1.Drug Enforcement Agency - federal agency responsible for enforcing laws and regulations governing narcotics and controlled substancesDrug Enforcement Agency - federal agency responsible for enforcing laws and regulations governing narcotics and controlled substances; goal is to immobilize drug trafficking organizations
Department of Justice, DoJ, Justice Department, Justice - the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870
law enforcement agency - an agency responsible for insuring obedience to the laws
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A Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency spokeswoman said: "A 51-yearold man has been reported to the procurator fiscal under the Misuse of Drugs Act and Proceeds of Crime Act.
He was a police officer and detective in Florida before serving throughout the United States and in foreign posts for the Drug Enforcement Agency.
People were in an uproar," says Roger Ely, who works in the Drug Enforcement Agency lab in San Francisco.
Department of Defense for more than 20 years to other Navy agencies, the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and government agencies, such as the Coast Guard, Customs Service, Drug Enforcement Agency, and Federal Aviation Administration.
In his first two months he "added a hundred new criminal investigators to the enforcement staff, many of them formerly with the Secret Service and the Drug Enforcement Agency.
Detective Superintendent Willie MacColl, of the Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency, said: "Drug traffickers mistakenly think they can exploit what they see as a weakening system but the authorities are wise to their tactics.
US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) officials announced the indictment of 7 doctors licensed here, reports Caribbean Net News (Jan.
The Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency made multi million-pound drug seizures expected to have a huge impact on the on-street drugs trade.
When the first seaso ended, Nancy got cozy with Peter (Martin Donovan), whom she belatedly discovered was a Drug Enforcement Agency operative, a real buzz-kill for her chosen profession.
Chief Superintendent Stephen Ward from the Scottish Drug Enforcement Agency says the capture of Joseph Wright is a major step forward against inter-city drug dealing.
A BRITON has been arrested in Estonia in connection with a pounds 20 million drug-smuggling plot, the Scottish Drug Enforcement Agency said last night.

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