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Government Documents - Department of Justice: Drug Enforcement Administration

Guide to publications of the Department of Justice, including crime, prisons, crime scene investigation, offender treatment, law enforcement, and related topics.

About the agency

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) was created in 1973, superseding the the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs (1968-1973), the Bureau of Narcotics (1930-1968), which was part of the Department of the Treasury, and the Bureau of Drug Abuse Control (1967-1968), part of the Food and Drug Administration. The DEA enforces controlled substances statutes and regulations and prosecutes violators.

Electronic/internet resources

Our holdings

The Government Documents Collection has a number of congressional hearings, reports, and documents concerning the DEA. You can search for these in ProQuest Congressional (UHM login required) and U.S. Congressional Serial Set (UHM login required). We also have general publications, handbooks, manuals, pamphlets, reports, and statistical publications. Major series include:

Drugs of abuse cover

Subject Guide

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