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.
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 members of the Forensics staff from around the country.
The mission of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Office of Forensic Sciences is to provide quality scientific, technical, and administrative support to the law enforcement and intelligence communities and to the criminal justice system at large, to assist with the enforcement of controlled substance laws and regulations of the United States. There are three different disciplines within the Forensic Sciences division: Chemistry, Fingerprints, and Digital Evidence.