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DEA Domestic Arrests
Calendar Year  Number of Arrests
2012
30,476
2011
32,408
2010
31,347
2009
31,845
2008
28,601
2007
29,953
2006
30,701
2005
30,473
2004
30,632
2003
28,871
2002
30,368
2001
34,528
2000
39,772
1999
41,296
1998
38,470
1997
34,065
1996
29,273
1995
25,279
1994
23,135
1993
21,639
1992
24,540
1991
23,659
1990
22,770
1989
25,179
1988
24,853
1987
22,753
1986
19,884
Total
786,770
Source: DEA (SMARTS) 
Defendant Statistical System (DSS) 

 


DEA Domestic Drug Seizures
Calendar Year 
Cocaine (kgs) 
Heroin (kgs) 
Marijuana (kgs) 
Methamphetamine (kgs) 
Hallucinogens (dosage units) 
2012
36,001
934
354,023
3,898
784,213
2011
33,272
1,079
573,195
2,481
3,950,229
2010
30,058
721
723,716
2,187
2,602,906
2009
50,819
619
671,557
2,012
3,422,962
2008
50,473
605
662,145
1,519
9,335,902
2007
98,292
625
360,728
1,112
5,697,772
2006
71,718
818
328,286
1,804
3,747,551
2005
118,259
642
283,382
2,162
8,870,961
2004
117,871
672
266,094
1,659
2,166,520
2003
73,725
795
254,197
1,681
3,040,107
2002
63,614
710
238,024
1,352
11,843,345
2001
59,419
753
272,062
1,634
13,864,745
2000*
58,674
546
331,964
1,771
29,293,957
1999
36,163
351
338,247
1,489
1,717,305
1998
34,447
370
262,180
1,203
1,139,524
1997
28,674
399
215,348
1147
1,099,825
1996
44,735
320
192,059
751
1,719,239
1995
45,309
876
219,830
876
2,768,046
1994
75,031
490
157,181
769
1,368,437
1993
55,528
616
143,055
560
2,714,575
1992
69,322
722
201,483
352
1,308,018
1991
67,016
1,174
98,593
289
1,294,273
1990
57,021
535
127,792
272
2,832,084
1989
94,939
758
286,371
896
13,125,011
1988
60,951
728
347,305
694
10,467,864
1987
49,666
512
629,839
198
6,556,891
1986
29,369
278
490,607
234
4,146,711
Source: DEA (STRIDE) 
*CY 2000 had several large LSD Seizures 
CY 2012 statistics are preliminary and subject to updating 

 


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