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Anti-drug law enforcement efforts and their impact

Gerald Godshaw

Anti-drug law enforcement efforts and their impact

by Gerald Godshaw

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Published by The Service, Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug control -- United States,
  • Drug abuse -- United States -- Prevention

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for U.S. Customs Service, Department of the Treasury ; prepared by Gerald Godshaw, Ross Koppel, Russell Pancoast (Wharton Econometrics)
    ContributionsKoppel, Ross, Pancoast, Russell, U.S. Customs Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiii, 136, [83] p.
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18211171M

    a unique understanding of the Bahamian players and their objec- tives. More importantly, I think these gentlemen have the best sense of just how effective our law enforcement efforts are. I am also interested to hear the administration's response to this defini- tion of the problem and I understand we will be schedulmg that for a future date. Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime: Disrupt Drug Trafficking and Its Facilitation of Other Transnational Threats. In recent years, new developments in technology and communications equipment have enabled TOC networks involved in drug trafficking and other illicit activities to plan, coordinate, and perpetrate their schemes with increased mobility and .

    Drug trafficking organizations are defined by the United States Department of Justice as, "complex organizations with highly defined command-and-control structures that produce, transport, and/or distribute large quantity "Law enforcement reporting indicates that Mexican DTOs maintain drug distribution networks, or supply drugs to distributors, in at least U.S. .   Although whites are relatively untouched by anti-drug efforts compared to blacks, (2) supporters of the drug war may not see a problem of race discrimination because they do not believe the purpose of drug law enforcement is to harm blacks--if anything, drug law enforcement is seen as protecting minority communities from addiction, harassment.

    When tribal law conflicts with federal law. s something the Obama administration has begun to consider with legislation that provides more support for tribal law enforcement, crime prevention efforts and medical and behavioral health and prevention efforts. making it unclear what the impact will be for American Indians. Some provisions. PROFILE OF ANTI-DRUG LAW ENFORCEMENT IN URBAN POVERTY AREAS IN MASSACHUSETTS William N. Brownsberger, Principal Investigator Anne M. Piehl, Methodological Consultant Preparation of this report was assisted by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Substance Abuse Policy Research Program November


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Anti-drug law enforcement efforts and their impact by Gerald Godshaw Download PDF EPUB FB2

OCLC’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus issues in their communities.

Featuring law enforcement officials from around the country, this book guides the reader through the latest trends in the narcotics arena - including new drugs entering the market, the medical marijuana controversy, and the role of technology in investigations - while analyzing how these issues are impacting procedures.

The Fight Against Drug Trafficking and Crime in the Americas Photo by Jon Lowenstein/Noor and because these governments generally oppose the cooperation with the United States that is central to anti-drug efforts.

Again, regional security relations are fragmented. and the utility of helping its neighbors improve their own law. IMPACT OF DRUG ENFORCEMENT ON CRfME police in Illinois increased drug enforcement during the period, the result was a dramatic reduction in traffic control efforts and a sharp rise in traffic fatalities.

While there is obviously an opportunity cost to drug enforcement efforts. The Police and Drugs By Mark H.

Moore and Mark A.R. Kleiman Many urban communities are now besieged by illegal drugs. Fears of gang violence and muggings keep frightened residents at home. Even at home, citizens feel insecure, for drug-related break-ins and burglaries threaten.

Open dealing on the street stirs the community's fears for its. Law Enforcement Resources. The Law Enforcement Resources page is designed to assist state, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement in their efforts to keep our communities safe, secure, and resilient. The strategy’s last line of defense against the drug supply is at home.

Local law enforcement efforts are designed to disrupt domestic drug distribution and sales by raising the likelihood of arrest, prosecution, and stiff punishment for both dealers and users. For example, enhanced law enforcement efforts may hinder consumer efforts to switch suppliers or compare prices.

If consumers are targeted (e.g., through sell-and-bust operations), it enhances the bargaining power of sellers and hence may lead to higher prices or the equivalent in terms of reduced quality.

Drug-Law Enforcement Efforts. When the city of San Francisco passed an ordinance n banning the smoking o opium in opium dens." it marked the first time a law prohibiting the use of narcotics was enacted in this country.

Since then cities, states and the federal government have enacted a great number of drug laws. Overall, 15 studies were identified that evaluated the impact of drug law enforcement on drug market violence, including 11 (73%) longitudinal analyses using linear regression, 2 (13%) mathematical drug market models, and 2 (13%) qualitative studies.

Fourteen (93%) studies reported an adverse impact of drug law enforcement on levels of by: The Anti-Drug Abuse Act of (Pub.L. –, Stat.enacted NovemH.R.

) is a major law of the so-called " War on Drugs " passed by the U.S. Congress which did two significant things: Created the policy goal of a drug-free America; and. Established the Office of National Drug Control d by: the th United States Congress.

Efforts to control the supply of drugs to illicit markets in the United States through law-enforcement measures must be evaluated from three different perspectives: their efficacy in reducing the availability of drugs in illicit markets; their impact on the wealth and power of ongoing criminal organizations; and their impact on foreign-policy objectives of the U.

Cited by:   Race, Drugs, and Law Enforcement in the United States. those views have been woven into the very fabric of American anti-drug efforts, influencing the definition of the "drug problem" and the. The law also authorized $ billion in additional expenditures, with most of the money to go for law enforcement and drug education.

Two years later, just before the general election, Congress passed a second omnibus bill. This time a capital punishment provision was included, as well as substantial new civil penalties for personal Cited by: As the metaphor of war might suggest, the War on Drugs required both weapons and enemies.

A punitive law enforcement policy of prohibition and interdiction provided the weapons and, while the professed enemies of the War on Drugs were drug cartels in drug source countries.

It is very important that law enforcement officers understand the impact of the media on our job for the following reasons: First, we see first hand the violence, degradation, and lack of ethical behavior by people as a consequence of the mass media influence. Drug Law Enforcement ABSTRACT Efforts to control the supply of drugs to illicit markets in the United States through law-enforcement measures must be evaluated from three different perspectives: their efficacy in reducing the availability of drugs in illicit markets; their impact on the wealth and power of ongoing.

War on Drugs, the effort in the United States since the s to combat illegal drug use by greatly increasing penalties, enforcement, and incarceration for drug offenders. The War on Drugs began in June when U.S. Pres. Richard Nixon declared drug abuse to be “public enemy number one” and increased federal funding for drug-control agencies and drug-treatment efforts.

: Drug Enforcement Administration (Law Enforcement Agencies) (): Newton, Michael: BooksAuthor: Michael Newton. Agencies that track their counternarcotics spending regionally—the Department of Defense (DOD), the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Department of State, and the U.S.

Agency for International Development—reported spending nearly $5 billion for such activities in the region during this period. Law enforcement actions that reduce or eliminate the cultivation and production of illicit drugs in foreign countries.

Crop eradication program in which opium poppies, coca plants, and marijuana plants are destroyed in their countries of origin prior to transport overseas.Which act forms the basis of federal enforcement efforts today?

Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act What schedule of controlled substances are RX drugs with a low potential for abuse and with only a very limited possibility of .In it, a death penalty provision (unlikely ever to be carried out) was included for drug kingpins.

Although legislation that had been enacted in included some anti-drug provisions, the legislation represented the first effort by Congress in 15 years to enact a major anti-drug law (Stolz,p. 8).