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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Figure 1. Arizona High
Intensity Drug Trafficking Area
Figure 2. Cannabis Eradication Sites in Arizona HIDTA Region, 2008
Figure 3. Arizona HIDTA Transportation Infrastructure
Figure 4. Federal and Tribal Lands in Arizona
Table 1. Drug Trafficking
Organizations Operating in the Arizona HIDTA Region
Table 2. Methamphetamine Laboratories Seized in the Arizona HIDTA Region, 2004-2008
Table 3. Illicit Drug Seizures at POEs in Arizona, by Drug, FY2004-FY2008
Table 4. Illicit Drug and Firearm Seizures Between POEs in Arizona, by Drug, Fiscal Year 2004-Fiscal Year 2008
Table 5. Drugs Seized in Arizona HIDTA Counties, in Pounds, 2005-2008
Table 6. Drug Eradication in Mexico, 2005-2007, in Hectares
Table 7. Tunnels Discovered Within the Arizona HIDTA Region, Fiscal Year 2005-2009
Table 8. Methamphetamine Laboratories Seized in the Phoenix Drug Market Area, Fiscal Year 2004-2008
Figure 1. Arizona High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area
This assessment provides a strategic overview of the illicit drug situation in the Arizona 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 Arizona HIDTA.
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