DEA Special Agents: A force in the field
The DEA is America’s resolute force against the illegal drug trade. DEA Special Agents pursue the most notorious trafficking and terrorist organizations that threaten our communities. Special Agent duties include:
- Gather and prepare evidence to help prosecute major violators of U.S. drug laws
- Partner with other law enforcement agencies to target violent drug offenders in local communities
- Arrest subjects and seize assets connected to illicit drug trafficking
- Work with officials in foreign countries to share intelligence and target international criminals
Are you eligible?
Before applying to be a DEA Special Agent, make sure you’re eligible. Answer the questions below to see if you meet basic preconditions for hiring:
Are you a U.S. citizen?