National Drug Intelligence Center
Archived on: July 1, 2010. This document may contain dated information. It remains available to provide access to historical materials.
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. North Texas High
Intensity Drug Trafficking Area
Figure 2. North Texas HIDTA Region Transportation Infrastructure
Table 1. Greatest Drug
Threat in the North Texas HIDTA Region, as Reported by Law Enforcement Agencies
Table 2. Drug Availability in the North Texas HIDTA Region, as Reported by Law Enforcement Agencies
Table 3. Drug Seizures, North Texas HIDTA Initiatives, in Kilograms, 2006-2008
Table 4. Methamphetamine Laboratory Seizures in North Texas HIDTA Counties, 2004-2008
Table 5. Active Hispanic Gangs in the Major Drug Markets of the North Texas HIDTA Region, 2008
Table 6. Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Organizations Operating in the North Texas HIDTA, 2008
Table 7. Ethnicities of Drug Trafficking Groups Identified in North Texas HIDTA Initiatives, by Drug, 2008
Table 8. Drug Seizures in the North Texas HIDTA, by County, in Kilograms, 2006-2008
Table 9. Drug Seizures in Dallas and Tarrant Counties in the North Texas HIDTA, in Kilograms, 2006-2008
Table 10. Drug Distribution by Gangs in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area, 2008
Table 11. Adult Drug-Related Treatment Admissions in Texas Counties in the North Texas HIDTA, by Drug, 2006-2008
Table 12. Cheese Heroin-Related Deaths of Youth in Dallas County School Districts, 2005/2006-2008/2009
Table 13. Adult Drug-Related Treatment Admissions in Oklahoma Counties in the North Texas HIDTA, by Drug, 2006-2008
Table 14. Drug-Related Deaths in Oklahoma and Oklahoma Counties in the North Texas HIDTA, 2005-2008
Table 15. Illicit and Controlled Prescription Drug-Related Deaths in Oklahoma and Oklahoma Counties in the North Texas HIDTA Region, 2008
Figure 1. North Texas High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area
This assessment provides a strategic overview of the illicit drug situation in the North Texas 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 North Texas HIDTA.
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