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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. South Texas High Intensity Drug
Figure 2. South Texas HIDTA region transportation infrastructure.
Drug Trafficking Activities in the South Texas HIDTA Region, 2008
Table 2. Illicit Drugs Seized in South Texas HIDTA Counties Bordering Mexico, in Kilograms, 2006-2008
Table 3. Number of Substance Abuse Treatment Admissions to Publicly Funded Facilities by HIDTA Counties Bordering Mexico and by Drug, 2005-2007
Table 4. Number of Methamphetamine Laboratory Seizures in the South Texas HIDTA, 2006-2008
Table 5. Number of Substance Abuse-Related Admissions to Publicly Funded Treatment Facilities, Bexar County, 2005-2007
Figure 1. South Texas High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.
This assessment provides a strategic overview of the illicit drug situation in the South 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 South Texas HIDTA.
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