What is the Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force program?
Established in 1973, this anti-drug agency combined the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs (BNDD) and Customs’ drug agents to provide exclusive enforcement of federal drug laws. With the direct cooperation of our state and local partners, the creation of the Task Force Program is one of the most productive ways that DEA enforces these laws.
What is a DEA provisional task force?
Provisional task forces are supported by the operating budgets of DEA field division offices, without resources from DEA headquarters, and do not included state and local overtime. These task forces are staffed by over 2,200 DEA special agents and over 2,500 state and local officers.
How many DEA task forces are there in the US?
These task forces are staffed by over 2,200 DEA special agents and over 2,500 state and local officers. Participating state and local task force officers are deputized to perform the same functions as DEA special agents.
What was the first task force?
The first task force was comprised of investigators from major state and local regional agencies, primarily the New York City Police Department and the New York State, along with BNDD personnel.
Who is the director of the organized crime drug enforcement task forces?
Adam W. Cohen was appointed as the Director of the Executive Office of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) in September 2018. LEARN MORE Leadership Adam W. Cohen Director Contact Contact the Office 202-514-1860 About OCDETF
What is the Tennessee Dangerous Drugs Task Force?
The Tennessee Dangerous Drugs Task Force (TDDTF) is a partnership of federal, state, and local agencies collaborating to reduce the availability and illegal use of harmful scheduled drugs.