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Special Agent
A DEA Special Agent is the nucleaus of the DEA. This is a highly skilled, intuitive person with energy and motivation who wants to actively make a difference. The intense career of a Special Agent can lead to working all over the world and requires a deep committment. Investigating drug organizations involves human and technical intelligence, coordination with the criminal justice system and a close partnership with domestic and foreign law enforcement. The successful criminal conviction of groups who traffic and launder drugs is the primary focus of Special Agents who want to make a positive impact.
Agents in the classroom
Agents continuously exhange information on a variety of topics. Because the drug problem has become a global concern, law enforcment agencies from around the world gather to discuss, help and resolve many issues.

An agent arresting
Operations are formulated after many hours of investigation. When substantial evidence indicates criminal activity, Special Agents execute an arrest.