The DOJ claims that between 2003 and 2015 the OCDETF
, which coordinates the CPOT list, disrupted or dismantled 3,589 CPOT-like organizations.
Certain efforts, such as the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF
) program, aim to leverage the full range of relevant agencies to investigate these criminals.
Created in 1982, OCDETFs
combine the resources of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to combat the wave of drug trafficking and money laundering affecting the United States.
Intelligence comes from a variety of sources including Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF
), the Intelligence Community (IC), National Task Forces, and DEA.
To implement its new program, the DEA participated in the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF
) and worked cooperatively with state and local drug task forces.
In September 2002, law enforcement, working through the multi-agency Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF
) Program, developed a list of these drug traffickers, known as the Consolidated Priority Organization Target List (CPOT), to aid federal law enforcement agencies in targeting their drug investigations.
Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF
), and the El Paso Intelligence
Operation Mountain Mist is a SOD-supported multi-jurisdictional, multi-national OCDETF
investigation targeting the Auto Defensas De Colombia (AUC) Para military leaders and their supporting lieutenants who are among the most feared and dangerous criminals in Colombia.