OCDETF


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OCDETFOrganized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force
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Cooperation on the Southwest Border: Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) Strike Forces There are 11 OCDETF strike forces around the country--four along the Southwest border--as well as an OCDETF Fusion Center.
This operation, which culminated in December 2005, was a 21-month DEA, OCDETF investigation that targeted eight major steroid manufacturing companies, their owners, and their trafficking associates.
On October 12, 2011, the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform issued a second subpoena to DOJ for all departmental communications and documents "referring or related to Operation Fast and Furious, the Jacob Chambers Case, or any Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) firearms trafficking cases based in Phoenix, Arizona." (247) According to a press release, Representative Issa said, "The documents this subpoena demands will provide answers to questions that Justice officials have tried to avoid [answering] since this investigation began eight months ago." (248) On October 16, 2011, Representative Issa and Sharyl Attkisson--the CBS correspondent who broke the Operation Fast and Furious story nationally (249)--appeared on Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer.
Primary agencies under DOJ that focus on international drug control include the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC), the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF), and the El Paso Intelligence Center (EPIC).
On October 12, 2011, the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform issued a second subpoena to DOJ for all departmental communications and documents "referring or related to Operation Fast and Furious, the Jacob Chambers Case, or any Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) firearms trafficking cases based in Phoenix, Arizona." (221) According to a press release, Representative Issa said, "The documents this subpoena demands will provide answers to questions that Justice officials have tried to avoid [answering] since this investigation began eight months ago." (222) On October 16, 2011, Representative Issa and Sharyl Attkisson--the CBS correspondent who broke the Operation Fast and Furious story nationally (223)--appeared on Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer.
It was approved as an Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) investigation in February 2010.
participate in the OCDETF Program include the DEA; Federal Bureau of
The Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) Program targets--with the intent to disrupt and dismantle--major drug trafficking and money laundering organizations.
Generally, over the past 10 years, the number of OCDETF cases filed
Nash, Associate Deputy Attorney General, and Director Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF), U.S.