The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is a law enforcement agency under the United States Department of Justice, tasked with combating drug smuggling and use within the United States. Not only is the DEA the lead agency for domestic enforcement of the Controlled Substances Act, sharing concurrent jurisdiction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, it also has sole responsibility for coordinating and pursuing U.S. drug investigations abroad. - Source: Wikipedia
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in partnership with the New York Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration and Homeland Security Investigations said this is part of a “continued commitment” to ending the influx of heroin and cocaine in New York City.
The Obama administration bungled its response to the nation's opioid epidemic, according to a stunning inspector general's report released Tuesday that says the Drug Enforcement Administration allowed painkiller production to soar even as deaths mounted.
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