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drug trafficking (capstone)
Transcript of drug trafficking (capstone)
Economy *Walking Across the Rio Grande
*Evil Knievel it
*Cannons > Afghanistan = 90% of world's drug supply
> Mexico = 90% of where US drugs come from
> Canada = 1of world's largest narcotics consumers
>> Cannabis = #1 chosen drug > Seized
>>109,841 lbs cocaine
>> 1,319 lbs heroin
>> 1,457,187 lbs marijuana
>> 3,396 lbs methamphetamine
>> 9,199,693 individual units *Gregory D. Lee a global illicit trade involving the cultivation, manufacture, distribution, and sale of substances which are subject to drug prohibition laws. Local
search seizures National
in 1990, 330,000 to 1.6 mil in 2012
record drug busts Global
routes "drugs are the most serious widespread and lucrative organized crime problem in the world today" Violence & Corruption
Lives of Americans, foreign officials, private citizens
Youth is at risk Dates back to the early 19th century
originally produced for medical reasons
were once completely legal Also known as Drug Smuggling
across some defined border Usually done in a secretive manner by members of organized offenders Demand for heroin, cocaine, amphetamines become increasingly global, so does trafficking high corruption & skyrocketing crime rates
destabilizing entire countries Statistics... Death
Community seizures increased 1,000% in 2 years
4,400 officers fighting drug trafficking
2008 record heroin bust - 162,480 lbs Organizations in place: Information... Bibliography *Traffickers techniques
*More diverse, harder to spot, dangerous
*Avoid being caught
*land, sea, air * United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes
*World Customs Organization
*Container Control Programme
*Drug Enforcement Administration Treaties... >Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs (1961)
>Convention on Psychotropic Substances (1988)
>United Nations Convention against Illicit Trade in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (1988) Experts **Supervisory Special Agent Mexico - David Shrink
Africa - Stanton B, Galbraith J
South America - Bo Mathiesen ^Division of Criminal Investigation
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