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  Drug Enforcement Administration
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  PartyDemocratic
NameAnne Milgram
Won06/24/2021
Votes1 (100.00%)
Margin1 (+100.00%)
Term07/01/2021 - 01/20/2025


Subordinate Organizations DETAILS
Parents > United States > U.S. Executive > Department of Justice  
Websitehttp://www.dea.gov/
Established July 01, 1973
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorScottĀ³
Last ModifiedScottĀ³ January 25, 2009 11:15pm
Description Overview
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is a United States Department of Justice
law enforcement agency tasked with enforcing the Controlled Substances Act of 1970.
Not only is the DEA the lead agency for domestic enforcement of federal drug laws
(sharing concurrent jurisdiction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation), it also has
sole responsibility for coordinating and pursuing U.S. drug investigations abroad.

Administrator
The DEA is headed by an Administrator appointed by the President of the United States
and is approved by the US Senate.

Headquarters
The DEA maintains its headquarters offices in Arlington, Virginia. DEA has offices or
posts of duty in over 350 locations throughout the world. With a budget over two billion
dollars it employs over 11,000 people to include over 5,000 Special Agents.

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