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.

DEA warns of alarming increase of scam calls

WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration urges its DEA-registered practitioners and members of the public to be cautious of telephone calls from criminals posing as DEA or other law enforcement personnel threatening arrest and prosecution for supposed violations of federal drug laws or involvement in drug-trafficking activities.

DEA continues to receive reports from practitioners and the general public, alike, indicating that they have received calls threatening legal action if an exorbitant fine is not paid immediately over the phone. The callers typically identify themselves as DEA personnel and instruct their victims to pay the “fine” via wire transfer to avoid arrest, prosecution, and imprisonment.

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