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NCJ Number: 119842 Find in a Library
Title: Developing Plans To Attack Drug Traffickers' Assets
Author(s): C H Holmes
Corporate Author: Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 28
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
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Grant Number: 87-DD-CX-K090
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Document: PDF
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This resource guide is intended to provide law enforcement investigators and prosecutors with an understanding of the relationship between drugs and money and of the use of criminal or civil legal remedies to achieve the greatest possible impact on the narcotics trade.
Abstract: A strategic targeting model that uses financial investigative techniques is presented to show how law enforcement can address drug trafficking more aggressively. The model explains the economic structure of the illegal drug delivery industry, shows how that structure works, and outlines strategic law enforcement goals and objectives. The manual emphasizes that people engage in drug trafficking for profit and that an understanding of the goals and vulnerabilities of the participants in narcotics trade is essential to developing more successful strategies to address it. The analysis also emphasizes that drug trafficking has an informal organizational structure, consisting of a network of more dominant and less dominant figures who have various roles in the business venture. Lists of specific enforcement goals and objectives.
Main Term(s): Drug law enforcement
Index Term(s): Drug forfeiture; Drug law offenses; Investigative auditing procedures; Investigative techniques
Note: Ninth in a series (Asset Forfeiture)
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