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Who We Are and What We Do: Intelligence

Who We Are and What We Do: Intelligence, March 5, 2019, 11-11:45am EST, DEA Auditorium, DEA Museum Lecture SeriesOn March 5, 2019, take a peek into the inner workings of the Drug Enforcement Administration in our 2019 lecture series “Who We Are and What We Do.” Join Elizabeth L. Maurer, Curator of Education for the DEA Museum at a panel discussion with 4 members of the Intelligence staff stationed at Headquarters. Aaron Hurwitz, Intelligence Research Specialist; Kia M. Pratt, Intelligence Staff Coordinator; Carrie N. Thompson, Executive Assistant to the Chief of Intelligence; and William N. Trull, Intelligence Research Specialist will lend their expertise and discuss their respective roles in the Intelligence Division of the DEA. Together, they have over 40 years of experience with the DEA. Learn how they came to work at the DEA, their current roles in the agency, and their day to day activities on the job.

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Webcast Replay – From Addiction to Zig-Zag and Everything in Between: Artifacts from the DEA Museum Collection

On October 30, 2018, the DEA Museum will host an interactive discussion on “From Addiction to Zig-Zag and Everything in Between: Artifacts from the DEA Museum Collection.”

Image: Experience Artifacts from the DEA Museum Collection, From Addiction to Zig-Zag and Everything in Between: Artifacts from the DEA Museum CollectionDrug misuse, addiction, and rising numbers of drug overdose deaths affect millions of Americans daily. Understanding the history, causes, and consequences of addiction helps the public to better understand the problem as well as proposed solutions.

The Drug Enforcement Administration Museum’s collection of nearly 5,000 artifacts documents the history of drug policy, drug law enforcement, drug addiction, and drug education in the United States. Museum programs, exhibits, and educational outreach support the DEA’s mission to enforce controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and reduce the use and availability of illicit controlled substances. Watch Now »

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