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Webcast Replay—Red Ribbon Rally

Watch the webcast replay of the 2019 Red Ribbon Rally. This year, the DEA will kick off an entire month of drug prevention awareness with our Red Ribbon Rally. The National Red Ribbon Week commemorates DEA Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena. Agent Camarena was abducted, tortured and brutally murdered in Guadalajara, Mexico in 1985. Agent Camerena sacrificed his life in the fight against drugs. The communities across the country and the nation rallied behind a campaign which served as a reminder of the harm caused by drugs. The campaign expressed the need for anti-drug programs and the campaign would allow the dedicated actions of Americans to show their opposition to drugs. The campaign became known as The National Red Ribbon Week. Learn More

Who We Are and What We Do: Professional and Technical Support

Professional & Administrative Support, Who We Are and What We Do, DEA Auditorium, September 23, 2019, 11 AMJoin us Monday, September 23, 2019 at 11 a.m. as we 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 members of DEA Professional and Administrative Support.

DEA is comprised of various jobs going beyond Operations, Intelligence, Diversion, and Forensics. There are many more jobs behind the scenes requiring a vast diversity of skill sets. Read More

DEA Museum Will Close for Renovations

The DEA Museum & Visitors Center will be closing as part of an overall headquarters renovation. The final day the museum will be open to the public is Saturday, July 20, 2019. We plan to reopen to the public in fall 2020. During our closure, please take advantage of our online virtual exhibits and other educational resources. Like us on Facebook! Thank you for your continued support.

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