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Contact Your Local Recruitment Office

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Ready for a mission like no other? Make a difference at a time when Americans need you the most. Challenge yourself! Every year we have the honor of choosing an elite group of men and women who will join us in an exciting career as DEA Special Agents.

DEA is currently accepting applications for Special Agent (Criminal Investigator) positions. If you are interested in applying, please click on Job Announcement BA2019-2 and refer to the “How to Apply” section of the job announcement. 

Learn about how to become a DEA Special Agent.

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