DEA Prosecutions Dip to Eleven-Year Low
(20 Feb 2012) Federal criminal prosecutions referred by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have dropped to the lowest level in 11 years, according to very timely data released by the Department of Justice. In November 2011, the most recent month for which data are available, 968 such prosecutions were filed, down 21 percent from the previous month's total of 1,219. This is the third straight month that DEA prosecutions have fallen; they had averaged 1,337 per month during FY 2011.

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