DEA Mission Statement

The mission of the Drug Enforcement Administration is to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States
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and to bring to the criminal and civil justice system of the United States or any other competent jurisdiction,
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those organizations, and principal members of organizations,
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involved in the growing, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances
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 appearing in or destined for illicit traffic in the United States;
and to recommend and support nonenforcement programs aimed at reducing the availability of illicit controlled substances on the domestic and international markets. In carrying out its mission, DEA is the lead agency responsible for the development of overall Federal drug enforcement strategy, programs, planning, and evaluation. DEA's primary responsibilities include:

Investigation and preparation for prosecution of major violators of controlled substances laws operating at interstate and international levels;

Management of a national drug intelligence system in cooperation with Federal, state, local, and foreign officials to collect, analyze, and disseminate strategic and operational drug intelligence information;

Seizure and forfeiture of assets derived from, traceable to, or intended to be used for illicit drug trafficking;

Enforcement of the provisions of the Controlled Substances Act as they pertain to the manufacture, distribution, and dispensing of legally produced controlled substances;

Coordination and cooperation with Federal, state and local law enforcement officials on mutual drug enforcement efforts and enhancement of such efforts through exploitation of potential interstate and international investigations beyond local or limited Federal jurisdictions and resources;

Coordination and cooperation with other Federal, state, and local agencies, and with foreign governments, in programs designed to reduce the availability of illicit abuse-type drugs on the United States market through nonenforcement methods such as crop eradication, crop substitution, and training of foreign officials;

Responsibility, under the policy guidance of the Secretary of State and U.S. Ambassadors, for all programs associated with drug law enforcement counterparts in foreign countries; and

Liaison with the United Nations, Interpol, and other organizations on matters relating to international drug control programs.