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A Salute to the Oldest and Largest Task Force in the Nation

Fifty-one years ago, in response to a surge in violent crime in New York City, three law enforcement agencies created a partnership that would last decades and be used as a role model to law enforcement throughout the nation.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

The DEA Santa Rosa Resident Office (RO) is located in the town of Windsor, Sonoma County California. Sonoma County is also home to original creator of the comic and company "Peanuts," Charles Shultz. The Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Grove is an annual holiday event located on the Windsor Town Green, the premier central gathering place for Windsor residents and visitors. The event high...

DEA’s Acting Administrator Timothy Shea visiting the border between the U.S. and Mexico

DEA’s Acting Administrator Timothy Shea visited the border between the U.S. and Mexico September 14, at a location near El Paso, Texas.  Shea’s visit allowed him to talk with DEA’s federal, state, and local partners about the joint mission to deter drug trafficking at the Southwest border as well as the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on operations.  On September 15, Acting ...

DEA’s 2019 National Red Ribbon Rally

First Lady Melania Trump joined Acting DEA Administrator Uttam Dhillon on October 7  for DEA’s National Red Ribbon Rally to celebrate the official launch of the 2019 Red Ribb

Methamphetamine Seizures Continue to Climb in the Midwest

In 2005, the United States reached what was thought to be the peak of the methamphetamine epidemic. Thousands of domestic labs dotted the country. Users were overdosing at unthinkable rates and law enforcement agencies, including the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), were doing their best to keep the synthetic substance off the streets. 
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