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Task force study of drug trafficking, abuse, and related crime

Virginia. State Crime Commission.

Task force study of drug trafficking, abuse, and related crime

final report of the Virginia State Crime Commission to the Governor and the General Assembly of Virginia.

by Virginia. State Crime Commission.

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Published by Commonwealth of Virginia in Richmond .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia.
    • Subjects:
    • Drug traffic -- Virginia.,
    • Drug control -- Virginia.,
    • Drug abuse and crime -- Virginia.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesSenate document ;, no. 11, Senate document (Virginia. General Assembly. Senate) ;, 1991, no. 11.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJ87 .V9 1991b, no.11, HV5831.V8 .V9 1991b, no.11
      The Physical Object
      Pagination67, [12] p. :
      Number of Pages67
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1669867M
      LC Control Number91622915

        Donna Gavin, head of the Boston Police Department’s Human Trafficking Unit, sees an explicit connection between drug addiction and exploitation, as drug . Case study: How one task force reduced human trafficking. Next to drug trafficking, the illegal buying and selling of people is organized crime’s most lucrative business. The abuse was.

      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 anonymity. Drug-related crime can disrupt neighborhoods due to violence among drug dealers, threats to residents, and the crimes of the addicts themselves. In some neighborhoods, younger children are recruited as lookouts and helpers because of the lighter sentences given to juvenile offenders, and guns have become commonplace among children and adolescents.

      The Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force is a federal drug enforcement program in the United States, overseen by the Attorney General and the Department of primarily concerns itself with the disruption of major drug trafficking operations and related crimes, such as money laundering, tax and weapon violations, and violent crime. The task force was created in , and employs. Exploiting women and youth is a crime that is often associated with drug abuse. Particularly in light of this country’s opioid epidemic, there is evidence to suggest a close relationship between human trafficking and drug addicts have to face the challenge of escaping from their abusers and also finding appropriate help in a substance abuse treatment program.


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