DNCD

AcronymDefinition
DNCDDirección Nacional de Control de Drogas (Spanish, Dominican Republic)
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Although newly elected President Danilo Medina hardly touched the subject during his State of the Nation address in the Asamblea Nacional (AN), five days later the DNCD, the Dominican Navy, and other government organizations working with the DEA intercepted a speedboat from South America carrying 1,000 kg of cocaine.
The DNCD is attempting to increase efforts to combat contraband at the ports.
The United States provided equipment and training to increase the capabilities of Dominican law enforcement entities, including support for the DNCD drug-detection canine units, and other specialized DNCD investigative and reactive units.
The DNCD and Dominican military officials cooperated with the United States and international partners in planning and conducting operations to interdict "go-fast" vessels attempting to deliver illicit narcotics to remote areas of the southern coast, as well as to interdict drugs exiting the Dominican Republic in route to the United States and other international destinations.
The United States provided equipment and training to increase the capabilities of various Dominican law enforcement entities, including border agents, DNCD drug-detection canine units, and other specialized DNCD investigative and reactive units.
In 2012, the DNCD created a polygraph team to vet DNCD personnel working in sensitive positions and dismissed those who failed the test.
In 2012, the DNCD created a polygraph team to vet DNCD personnel and implemented an incentives program that rewards personnel for providing information on corruption.
In 2011, the DNCD removed 84 members for "bad conduct" including criminal activities related to narcotics.
Furthermore, the United States Marshals Service continued to receive excellent cooperation from the DNCD Fugitive Surveillance/Apprehension Unit and other relevant Dominican authorities in arresting fugitives and returning them to the United States to face justice.
As a result of the change in leadership of the DNCD, the government improved interdiction and achieved strong results pursuing drug traffickers.
The DNCD and DEA counterparts cooperated on an investigation that led to the takedown in December of a trafficking organization linked to the FARO in Colombia that used small aircraft to deliver drugs to the DR and Suriname.
The DNCD and DEA counterparts concentrated on investigations leading to the takedown of large criminal organizations.