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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Districts of Guam & the Northern Mariana Islands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 25, 2015

OCDETF-Sponsored National Heroin Conference

          ALICIA A.G. LIMTIACO, U.S. Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands (NMI), attended the National Heroin Conference held on November 18-19, 2015, in Atlanta, Georgia.  The conference was sponsored by the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF).

          OCDETF is a focused multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional task force investigating and prosecuting the most significant drug trafficking organizations throughout the United States by leveraging the combined expertise of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.  The participants of the OCDETF Program include the 94 U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the DEA, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the U.S. Marshals Service, the Criminal and Tax Divisions of the U.S. Department of Justice and numerous State and local agencies.

          The OCDETF-Sponsored National Heroin Conference was attended by DEA heads, OCDETF Coordinators and U.S. Attorneys from U.S. Attorney’s Offices.  The purpose of the conference was to collaborate to combat the growing epidemic of heroin and opioid abuse in the United States.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated December 5, 2016