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The Office of Congressional and Public Affairs

Brings awareness of controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and their consequences on Capitol Hill and in the media

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US Capitol

DEA's office of congressional affairs is the primary point of contact for all communications and interactions with Members of Congress and their staffs.

Press Releases

Congressional Testimony

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The Intergovernmental Affairs office builds bridges, creates new partnerships, and strengthens and supports relationships between the DEA and other federal agencies, as well as state, local, tribal and campus law enforcement; national and international law enforcement associations; and others within the broad public safety, law enforcement, and homeland security communities.  
Press Releases

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Media interview with microphone

Plans, coordinates, and implements an agency wide public  information program supporting requests for information and assistance on drug enforcement and related problems.

Press Releases


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The community outreach program is DEA's drug prevention and education initiative to reduce the demand for drugs in this country. The mission is to educate and increase the public's awareness about the dangers associated with using drugs; support national drug prevention initiatives; and foster and support collaborative efforts with the community and national organizations, as well as federal, state and local governments to reduce the demand for drugs.

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Manages the social media, external and internal websites; provides agency multimedia, audiovisual and photography products and services. 

Social Media Directory

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DEA museum

The DEA museum and visitors center is committed to educating the public on the history of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the impact of drug addiction from past to present. It is free and open to the public (guests over 18 must present a photo ID).

Location: 700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202
Museum Hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm, and closed on Federal Holidays.

NOTE: The DEA Museum will be closed for renovation until the Fall of 2020. Please check back here, at www.deamuseum.orgor on Facebook for further updates.

Office of Congressional Affairs
Main Office:  202-307-7423
Email:  Congressional.Inquiries@usdoj.gov

                     Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
                     Mail: Drug Enforcement Administration
                     8701 Morrissette Drive
                     Springfield, VA 22152
                     Email:    DEA.Intergovernmental.Affairs@usdoj.gov
                     Main Office: 202-307-3407


Media Inquiries
DEA Public Affairs Office (202) 307-7977

                      DEA Outreach/Education/Prevention
                      Drug Prevention questions:
                      (202) 307-7936

External Communication
Contact the DEA.gov Webmaster

                      DEA Museum
                      Visiting Address:
                      700 Army Navy Drive
                      Arlington, VA 22202
                      Phone: (202) 307-3463  Fax: (202) 307-8956
                      Mailing Address:
                      8701 Morrissette Dr. Springfield, VA 22152  
                      (202) 307-3463 Fax: (202) 307-8956


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