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Atlanta High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Drug Market Analysis 2008

Publication Date: June 2008

Document ID: 2008-R0813-003

Archived on:  July 1, 2009. This document may contain dated information. It remains available to provide access to historical materials.

Cover image for Atlanta High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Drug Market Analysis 2008.This assessment is an outgrowth of a partnership between the NDIC and HIDTA Program for preparation of annual assessments depicting drug trafficking trends and developments in HIDTA Program areas. The report has been coordinated with the HIDTA, is limited in scope to HIDTA jurisdictional boundaries, and draws upon a wide variety of sources within those boundaries.

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Contents

Preface

Strategic Drug Threat Developments

HIDTA Overview

Drug Threat Overview

Drug Trafficking Organizations

Production

Transportation

Distribution

Drug-Related Crime

Abuse

Illicit Finance

Outlook

Sources


List of Figures

Figure 1. Atlanta High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.
Figure 2. Atlanta metropolitan area transportation infrastructure.

List of Tables

Table 1. Atlanta HIDTA Drug Seizures, by Initiative, in Kilograms, 2007
Table 2. Indoor Cannabis Plants Eradicated and Grow Sites Seized in Georgia, 2003-2007
Table 3. Methamphetamine Laboratory Seizures in Georgia, 2003-2007
Table 4. Retail-Level Drugs, by Distributor, in the Atlanta HIDTA Region, 2008
Table 5. Primary Drug Treatment Admissions, Atlanta Metropolitan Statistical Area, SFY2003-SFY2007


Preface

This assessment provides a strategic overview of the illicit drug situation in the Atlanta High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), highlighting significant trends and law enforcement concerns related to the trafficking and abuse of illicit drugs. The report was prepared through detailed analysis of recent law enforcement reporting, information obtained through interviews with law enforcement and public health officials, and available statistical data. The report is designed to provide policymakers, resource planners, and law enforcement officials with a focused discussion of key drug issues and developments facing the Atlanta HIDTA.

Figure 1. Atlanta High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.

Map showing the Atlanta High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.
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Addresses

National Drug Intelligence Center
319 Washington Street, 5th Floor
Johnstown, PA 15901-1622

Tel. (814) 532-4601
FAX (814) 532-4690
Email NDIC.Contacts@usdoj.gov

National Drug Intelligence Center
United States Department of Justice
Robert F. Kennedy Building (Room 1335)
950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20530

Tel. (202) 432-4040
FAX (202) 514-4252

Web Addresses

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LEO:  https://www.leo.gov/http://leowcs.leopriv.gov/lesig/archive/ndic/index.htm
RISS:  ndic.riss.net


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