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Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces

The DEA participates in the OCDETF that has become the law enforcement model of federal, state, and local cooperation and collaboration in the fight against organized crime and drug traffickers. Aspects of the program have served as models for every new law enforcement initiative in recent years, such as HIDTA, Weed and Seed, and the Anti-Violence Initiative. OCDETF has been successful because it effectively uses attorneys at the early stages of investigations, uses financial investigations to reach otherwise invulnerable targets, and fosters collaboration among law enforcement agencies from all jurisdictions. OCDETF objectives are:


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