Narcotics trafficing

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Narcotics Trafficking and Government Prevention

As time progresses, the battle on drugs continues. In order to be truly effective, we have to get to the root of the problem, where do these drugs come from? The illegal drug market in the United States is one of the most profitable markets in the World today. Within this profitable drug market there is a highly diversified variety of drugs coming into the United States. People are using all means available to smuggle this variety of drugs into our Country, some ways we would never even think of or dream possible. There are some highly educated groups of people within certain drug countermeasure organizations that constantly try to stay one step ahead of the smugglers that are smothering our country with the many illegal substances. These organizations have very important roles in fighting the war on drugs and often go above and beyond their duties.

As you can see and probably already know, the war on drugs continues. But with the help from the many professionals we have attached to these awesome anti-drug organizations, we should be able to limit the many kinds of drugs that are illegally imported by several means of courier into our country today.

While the use of powder cocaine has stabilized, cocaine trafficking and abuse continue to threaten the health and safety of American Citizens. The U.S/Mexico border is the

primary point of entry for cocaine shipments being smuggled into the United States. ( According to a recent interagency intelligence assessment, approximately 65 percent of the cocaine smuggled into the United States crosses the Southwest border, making cocaine very readily available in nearly all-major cities in the Unites States. ( Traffickers operating from Mexico control wholesale cocaine distribution throughout the...