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2C-T-7 Fast Facts NDIC Club Drugs PDF   HTML National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC), November 2004. This brochure answers common questions asked about 2C-T-7, a synthetic drug that produces hallucinogenic effects. It includes a description of the drug, describes the risks of abuse, and presents a profile of the typical abuser.
A Collection of Articles That Address Research on Cocaine NIDA Crack/Cocaine     HTML National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), June 2004. This publication is a compilation of 49 cocaine-related articles reprinted from NIDA's research newsletter, NIDA Notes, highlighting NIDA-sponsored research on various aspects of cocaine abuse.
A Toolkit for Hispanic/Latino Community Groups SAMHSA Related Documents and Resources     HTML Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2000. This guidebook helps Hispanic/Latino community groups prevent alcohol and drug use among Hispanic/Latino youth.
Acquaintance Rape of College Students COPS Related Documents and Resources PDF TXT HTML Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), July 2006. Rape is one of the most common violent crimes on American college campuses today. This guide describes the problem of acquaintance rape of college students, addressing its scope, causes, and contributing factors; methods for analyzing it on a particular campus; tested responses; and measures for assessing response effectiveness. With this information, police and campus public safety officers can more effectively prevent the problem.
Additional Resources Facts & Figures ONDCP Related Documents and Resources     HTML Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), n.d. This ONDCP online resource provides information about federally sponsored drug-related statistics, links, presentations, and resources.
Alcohol and Other Drugs on Campus--The Scope of the Problem HEC Related Documents and Resources PDF TXT HTML Higher Education Council for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention (HEC), August 2008. The most widespread health problem on college and university campuses in the United States is high-risk alcohol and other drug (AOD) use. Recent reports confirm that the nation's campuses continue to encounter significant consequences as a result of this problem. This Infofacts/Resources offers an overview of the problem and highlights effective prevention approaches that many campuses are currently following.
An Evaluation of the COPS Office Methamphetamine Initiative COPS Methamphetamine PDF TXT HTML Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), May 2003. This COPS-funded evaluation conducted by the Institute for Law and Justice and 21st Century Solutions evaluates COPS’ first six methamphetamine grants. The COPS Office provided funding to six agencies (Phoenix, AZ; Salt Lake City, UT; Dallas, TX; Oklahoma City, OK; Little Rock, AR; Minneapolis, MN) to combat the production, distribution, and use of meth. This evaluation focuses on the histories of the meth problems in these cities and includes detailed process evaluations of each grant’s implementation. This report provides insight into the ways in which these agencies responded to their meth problems and should be of great interest to those dealing with similar drug problems in their jurisdictions.
Anti-Drug Education with the New York Times: Focus on Marijuana, A Unit for Middle and High School Educators ONDCP Marijuana PDF     Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), August 2002. This guide helps teachers educate students and their families about the dangers of marijuana.
Assessment of the HIDTA Program: High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas NIJ Policy PDF     National Institute of Justice (NIJ), June 2001. This report presents findings from an assessment of the ONDCP's program of High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA), which was initially intended to focus additional Federal assistance on targeted areas of the nation with high levels of drug trafficking. (NCJ 194118)
Benefits and Consequences of Police Crackdowns COPS Related Documents and Resources PDF TXT HTML Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), August 2006. This response guide deals with police crackdowns, a response commonly used to address crime and disorder problems. Crackdowns involve high police visibility and numerous arrests. They may use undercover or plainclothes officers working with uniformed police, and may involve other official actions in addition to arrests. This guide provides the reader with on overview of the types of crackdowns, how crackdowns work to reduce crime, and how law enforcement can use crackdowns to address specific problems, such as robbery, burglary, gun-related crime, traffic problems, drug problems and street prostitution.
Campuses and the Club Drug Ecstasy HEC Club Drugs PDF     Higher Education Council for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention (HEC), May 2001. This fact sheet offers an overview of ecstasy, possible effects of its use, and implications for institutions of higher education.
Center for Task Force Training (CenTF) Program BJA Policy PDF   HTML Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), July 2002. This report describes the activities of the Center for Task Force Training that trains law enforcement personnel who serve on narcotics task forces funded by either Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance grants or state or local funds. Three programs are offered: a narcotics task force workshop, and meth investigation management workshop, and a raves/club drug awareness seminar. (NCJ 192177)
Children at Clandestine Methamphetamine Labs: Helping Meth’s Youngest Victims OVC Methamphetamine PDF   HTML Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), June 2003. This bulletin describes the health and safety risks faced by children who live at or visit clandestine methamphetamine labs. Measures are suggested to respond to children's mental and physical health issues when law enforcement officers seize meth labs. The experiences of several states that use multidisciplinary teams are offered as examples of promising interventions and the importance of collaboration among federal, state, and local agencies to ensure the care and protection of these children is emphasized. (NCJ 197590)
Children at Risk NDIC Methamphetamine PDF   HTML National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC), July 2002. This information bulletin provides information on the risks to children who are exposed to chemicals used in the production of methamphetamine.
Clandestine Methamphetamine Labs, 2nd Edition COPS Methamphetamine PDF TXT HTML Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), August 2006. This problem-oriented guide for police addresses the problem of clandestine drug labs. Offenders manufacture a variety of illicit drugs in such labs with methamphetamine accounting for 80 to 90 percent of the labs total drug production. Accordingly, the problem of clandestine drug labs is closely tied with the problems associated with methamphetamine abuse. This guide is an essential tool for law enforcement to help analyze and develop responses to their local clandestine methamphetamine lab problem (2nd Edition).
Club Drugs Facts & Figures ONDCP Club Drugs     HTML Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), December 2006. This online resource provides comprehensive data and links to source materials on the club drugs ecstasy, Rohypnol, GHB, and ketamine. 
Cocaine Facts & Figures ONDCP Crack/Cocaine     HTML Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), December 2006. This ONDCP online resource provides comprehensive data on cocaine with links to source materials.
Combating Methamphetamine Laboratories and Abuse: Strategies for Success COPS Methamphetamine PDF TXT HTML Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), December 2002. The COPS Office began funding state and local law enforcement agencies to combat the production, distribution, and use of methamphetamine in 1998. COPS methamphetamine grants encourage law enforcement agencies to use advanced technologies and creative problem-solving strategies to implement resourceful solutions to persistent crime and disorder problems. This publication provides a brief summary of the findings of the national evaluation of six COPS methamphetamine grantees and suggests ways that agencies can better deal with their own methamphetamine problems.
Community Drug Alert Bulletin: Club Drugs NIDA Club Drugs     HTML National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), n.d. This bulletin provides an overview of street names, effects, and usage of several popular club drugs.
Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 2004 BJS Related Documents and Resources PDF TXT HTML Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), December 2006. Presents national-level statistics describing characteristics of persons processed and the distribution of case processing outcomes at each major stage of the federal criminal justice system. This annual report includes investigations by U.S. attorneys, prosecutions and declinations, pretrial release and detention, convictions and acquittals, sentencing, appeals, and correctional populations. New this year are statistics on fugitive investigations by the U.S. Marshals Service. (NCJ 213476)
Crack Facts & Figures ONDCP Crack/Cocaine     HTML Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), October 2006. This ONDCP online resource presents an overview of crack use, extent of use, health effects, treatment, arrests and sentencing, production and trafficking, legislation, street terms. Also provides other links and resources.
Design for a HIDTA/OCDETF Performance Monitoring and Management System ONDCP Policy PDF     Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), January 2003. This report provides information on the development of a method to examine the accomplishments of two major drug enforcement programs.
Detection and Prevalence of Substance Use Among Juvenile Detainees OJJDP Policy PDF     Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), April 2004. This document discusses a study aimed at determining the prevalence of substance abuse among juvenile detainees. The goal was to provide practical guidance for juvenile justice policymakers and administrators planning drug detection and treatment programs. (NCJ 203934)
Detection of "Date-Rape" Drugs in Hair and Urine, Final Report NIJ Club Drugs PDF     National Institute of Justice (NIJ), March 2001. The objective of this project was to develop a methodology to detect flunitrazepam and its major metabolite 7-aminoflunitrazepam in the hair of victims of drug-facilitated sexual assault. (NCJ 201894)
Drug and Alcohol Use and Related Matters Among Arrestees, 2003 NIJ Policy PDF     National Institute of Justice (NIJ), 2004. This data report presents findings from 39 Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM) program sites that collected data during one or more quarters in 2003. 
Drug Data Summary Fact Sheet ONDCP Policy PDF     Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), March 2003. This fact sheet summarizes current data on drug use, drug enforcement activities, drug offenders in the criminal justice system, availability estimates, and the federal drug control budget.
Drug Dealing in Open-Air Markets COPS Related Documents and Resources PDF TXT HTML Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), August 2006. Open-air markets represent the lowest level of the drug distribution network. Low-level markets need to be tackled effectively to reduce the harms that illicit drug use can inflict on the local community. This guide describes the problem and reviews the factors that increase the risks of drug dealing in open-air markets. The guide then identifies a series of questions that might assist agencies in analyzing their local problem and reviews responses to the problem and what is known about these from evaluative research and police practice.
Drug Dealing in Privately Owned Apartment Complexes COPS Related Documents and Resources PDF TXT HTML Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), August 2006. This problem-oriented guide for police focuses on drug dealing in privately owned apartment complexes. It clearly distinguishes between open- and closed-drug markets, provides information on what is known about each market type, and offers questions to ask when analyzing each market. It also proposes various responses designed to closed-drug markets and provides a full range of problem-specific measures to determine the effectiveness of those responses.
Drug Detection in Prison Mailrooms NIJ Related Documents and Resources PDF     National Institute of Justice (NIJ), November 2004. This report presents the results of a federally supported study examining commercial drug detection systems and their successful implementation in prison mailrooms. (NCJ 205685)
Drug Endangered Children ONDCP Methamphetamine     HTML Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), March 2007. This ONDCP online resource provides information on programs, training, and much more related to Drug Endangered Children (DEC).
Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1990-1999 OJJDP Related Documents and Resources PDF TXT   Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), September 2003. This fact provides data on the number of juvenile court cases involving drug offenses between 1990 and 1999. (NCJ 203728)
Drug-Facilitated Rape: Looking for the Missing Pieces NIJ Club Drugs PDF     National Institute of Justice (NIJ), April 2000. This article summarizes findings on drug-facilitated rape obtained by researchers at the U.S. Department of Justice in response to a request from the Attorney General for more information about this new phenomenon. (NCJ 181731)
Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault Fast Facts NDIC Club Drugs PDF     National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC), April 2004. This brochure answers the common questions asked about drug-facilitated sexual assault. It includes a description of drug-facilitated sexual assault, its prevalence, a description of the drugs used, and how they are obtained.
Drugs and Crime Facts BJS Policy     HTML Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), n.d. This Web site summarizes United States statistics about drug-related crimes, drug law enforcement, courts, and corrections from Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and non-BJS sources.
Drugs and Human Performance Fact Sheets NHTSA Related Documents and Resources PDF     National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), April 2004. This collection of fact sheets represent the conclusions of a panel of international experts on drug-impaired driving and include the state of current scientific knowledge in the area of drugs and human performance for 16 drugs. 
Enforcing the Underage Drinking Laws Program: A Compendium of Resources OJJDP Related Documents and Resources     HTML Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), March 2001. This online resource provides practical information that states and units of local government can use to determine how EUDLP federal funds to enhance their strategies in preventing underage drinking. The compendium describes programs and lists contacts and source materials that will help jurisdictions maximize the impact of this federal initiative.
Estimation of Cocaine Availability, 1996-2000 ONDCP Crack/Cocaine PDF     Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), March 2002. This report provides the basis for measuring the flow of cocaine from producer nations to the U.S. and includes production estimates and seizure statistics.
Evaluation of a Comprehensive Intervention Strategy in Public Housing NIJ Policy PDF     National Institute of Justice (NIJ), May 2001. This report describes the methodology and presents the findings from an evaluation of an intervention strategy designed to reduce substance use/abuse and its related sequelae in a sample of at-risk families living in a public housing project in New Haven, CT. (NCJ 193424)
Evaluation of Multi-Jurisdictional Task Forces Project: Phase I Final Report   Policy PDF     July 2003. This report represents Phase I of a project designed to evaluate the missions and effectiveness of multijurisdictional drug task forces (MJTF). This report on Phase I is organized into five sections, reflecting the different stages of methodology development. (NCJ 200904)
Evaluation of the Safe Streets Now! Approach: Civil Remedies for Drugs, Crime, and Nuisance Problems NIJ Policy PDF     National Institute of Justice (NIJ), April 2002. This document assesses the effectiveness, benefits, costs, and consequences of replicating the program called Safe Streets Now! (SSN). SSN is a nonprofit organization that has developed a civil remedy approach to location-specific crime, drug, and nuisance problems. The signature activity is the filing of small claims court actions against property owners who refuse to address known problems on their property. (NCJ 194105)
Federal Criminal Case Processing, 2002: With Trends 1982-2002, Reconciled Data BJS Policy PDF TXT   Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), January 2005. This report describes the case processing of defendants in the federal criminal justice system. It includes the number and disposition of suspects investigated by U.S. attorneys, the number of arrests for federal offenses, the number of defendants in cases filed in U.S. district courts, sanctions imposed on criminal defendants, the number of persons under federal correctional supervision (probation, parole, supervised release, and incarceration), and trends in annual federal criminal case processing. (NCJ 207447)
Federal Drug Offenders, 1999, with Trends 1984-99 BJS Related Documents and Resources PDF TXT HTML Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), August 2001. This report describes offenders investigated for and charged with federal drug offenses during 1999. It includes statistics describing type of drug involved in the offense, criminal history of defendants charged, demographic characteristics of defendants charged, defendants' role in the drug conspiracy, and sentences imposed. (NCJ 187285)
Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 2004   Related Documents and Resources PDF TXT HTML August 2006. This reports provides results of a biennial census of Federal agencies employing personnel with arrest and firearms authority. Using agency classifications, the report presents the number of officers working in the areas of police response and patrol, criminal investigation and enforcement, inspections, security and protection, court operations, and corrections, by agency and State, as of September 2004. Data on gender and race of officers are also included. (NCJ 212750)
Federal-Local Law Enforcement Collaboration in Investigating and Prosecuting Urban Crime, 1982–1999: Drugs, Weapons, and Gangs NIJ Policy PDF     National Institute of Justice (NIJ), January 2004. This study provides a historical overview of the growth in federal-local law enforcement collaboration as a means of addressing urban crime over the past several decades (1982-1999), with attention to the work of 10 federal-local task forces and other law enforcement collaborations to address weapons, gangs, and drugs in the urban areas of San Diego, California; Memphis, Tennessee; and Detroit, Michigan. (NCJ 201782)
Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 2002 BJS Related Documents and Resources PDF TXT HTML Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), February 2006. This report presents data collected from a representative sample of felony cases filed in the Nation's 75 largest counties during May 2002. The cases are tracked for up to one year to provide a complete overview of the processing of felony defendants from filing to disposition and sentencing. Data collected include current arrest charges, demographic characteristics, prior arrests and convictions, criminal justice status at arrest, type of pretrial release or detention, bail amount, court appearance record, adjudication outcome, and sentence received if convicted. (NCJ 210818)
Felony Sentences in State Courts, 2002 BJS Related Documents and Resources PDF TXT HTML Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), December 2004. This report presents data collected from a representative sample of felony cases filed in the Nation's 75 largest counties during May 2002. The cases are tracked for up to one year to provide a complete overview of the processing of felony defendants from filing to disposition and sentencing. Data collected include current arrest charges, demographic characteristics, prior arrests and convictions, criminal justice status at arrest, type of pretrial release or detention, bail amount, court appearance record, adjudication outcome, and sentence received if convicted. (NCJ 206916)
Fighting Urban Crime: The Evolution of Federal-Local Collaboration NIJ Policy PDF TXT   National Institute of Justice (NIJ), December 2003. This document examines how federal collaboration with local law enforcement authorities has evolved during 20 years of joint crime fighting against drugs, illegal weapons, and gangs. This study also examined particular collaborations in three cities: San Diego (California), Detroit (Michigan), and Memphis (Tennessee). (NCJ 197040)
GHB and Analogs Fast Facts NIDA Club Drugs PDF     National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), May 2003. This brochure alerts the public to the mind-altering risks and the short- and long-term effects to physical and mental health caused by GHB and similar drugs.
Guidelines for Law Enforcement for the Cleanup of Clandestine Drug Laboratories - 2005 Edition DEA Methamphetamine PDF     Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), 2005. The guidelines encompass more than a decade of experience and provide guidance and recommendations to state and local agencies which want to participate in the DEA Clandestine Drug Laboratory Cleanup Program or which want to establish their own clandestine drug laboratory cleanup program. They are intended to offer assistance to those responsible for administering and implementing clandestine drug laboratory clean-up programs. While the guidelines summarize applicable laws, regualtions, and DEA procedures, they do not prescribe all applicable federal, state, and local requirements.
Habla Con Tus Hijos Habla Con Tus Hijos Related Documents and Resources     HTML Habla Con Tus Hijos, n.d. From the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, “Habla Con Tus Hijos,” is a first-of-its-kind Spanish-language web resource and educational campaign encouraging parents to have frequent conversations with their kids about the risks of drug and alcohol use. “Habla Con Tus Hijos” empowers Hispanic parents and caregivers to start and maintain open, honest conversations with their children by providing them with helpful in-language tips and tools available at HablaConTusHijos.org.
In the Spotlight: Club Drugs NCJRS Club Drugs     HTML National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS), n.d. This online resource provides information about and links to resources concerning club drugs, which include MDMA (Ecstasy), GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate), Rohypnol, Ketamine, and methamphetamine.
InfoFacts: Crack and Cocaine NIDA Crack/Cocaine PDF   HTML National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), April 2006. This resource provides information on the use and effects of cocaine. 
InfoFacts: Methamphetamine NIDA Methamphetamine PDF   HTML National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), March 2007. This resource provides information on the use and health hazards of methamphetamine.
Justice Technology Information Network NIJ / NLECTC Related Documents and Resources     HTML National Institute of Justice (NIJ), National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC), n.d. The National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) system serves as the "honest broker" offering support, research findings, and technological expertise to help state and local law enforcement and corrections personnel perform their duties more safely and efficiently.
Juvenile Arrests 2002 OJJDP Related Documents and Resources PDF   HTML Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), September 2004. This bulletin provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data, including arrests for drug and alcohol offenses. (NCJ 204608)
Juvenile Court Statistics 1999 OJJDP Related Documents and Resources PDF   HTML Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), July 2003. This 73rd report in the Juvenile Court Statistics series describes the delinquency and status offense cases handled between 1990 and 1999 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. (NCJ 201241)
Keeping Illegal Activity Out of Rental Property: A Police Guide for Establishing Landlord Training Programs BJA Policy PDF TXT   Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), March 2000. This monograph was developed to help police agencies implement Landlord Training Programs in their communities. The Landlord Training Program emphasizes cooperation among property owners, tenants, and law enforcement agencies to help neighborhoods fight drug-related crime. (NCJ 148656)
Keeping Your Teens Drug Free: A Guide For African American Parents and Caregivers ONDCP Related Documents and Resources PDF     Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), December 2005. Specifically written for African American parents and caregivers, this resource includes information about illicit drugs and what parents can do and say to keep their children drug-free.
Keeping Your Teens Drug-Free: A Guide For Hispanic Families ONDCP Related Documents and Resources PDF     Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), December 2005. Specifically written for Hispanic parents and caregivers, this bilingual brochure includes information about illicit drugs and what parents can do and say to keep their children drug-free.
Ketamine Intelligence Bulletin NDIC Club Drugs PDF   HTML National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC), July 2004. This bulletin discusses the trafficking and abuse of ketamine hydrochloride. It presents background information, smuggling from Mexico, abuse, effects, and its use in drug-facilitated sexual assault.
Marijuana Abuse Research Report NIDA Marijuana PDF   HTML National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), June 2005. This report provides information on marijuana use, effects, treatment, and more.
Marijuana and Methamphetamine Trafficking on Federal Lands Threat Assessment NDIC Marijuana PDF   HTML National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC), February 2005. This report provides an assessment of marijuana cultivation and methamphetamine production occurring on and transportation through public federal lands.
Marijuana Facts & Figures ONDCP Marijuana     HTML Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), September 2005. This online resource provides comprehensive data on marijuana with links to source materials.
Marijuana Myths & Facts: The Truth Behind 10 Popular Misperceptions ONDCP Marijuana PDF   HTML Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), November 2004. This report looks at 10 popular misperceptions about marijuana and, using the latest research findings and statistical information, explains why they are wrong. Describes the dangers of marijuana and why it is important for society to send a clear, consistent, credible message to young people about the seriousness of the threat.
Measurement and Analysis of Drug Problems and Drug Control Efforts NIJ Policy PDF     National Institute of Justice (NIJ), 2000. From Measurement and Analysis of Crime and Justice; Criminal Justice 2000, V 4, P 391-449, 2000, David Duffee, ed. -- See NCJ-182411. This chapter is a progress report on the state of the still-developing art of quantitative analysis of the effectiveness of drug-control interventions. (NCJ 185544)
Measuring the Deterrent Effect of Enforcement Operations on Drug Smuggling, 1991-1999 ONDCP Related Documents and Resources PDF     Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), August 2001. This study examines the effect of interdiction and other drug enforcement activities on drug smuggling.
Methamphetamine and Related Crime: The Impacts of Methamphetamine Abuse NHIDTA Methamphetamine PDF     Northwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (NHIDTA), March 2006. This assessment outlines the current methamphetamine threat and the public impact the drug is having in Washington State.
Methamphetamine Facts & Figures   Methamphetamine     HTML December 2006. This ONDCP online resource provides comprehensive data on methamphetamine with links to source materials.
Methamphetamine Initiative Final Environmental Assessment COPS Methamphetamine PDF TXT HTML Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), May 2003. This report assesses the impact on the environment of grant policies under the COPS Methamphetamine Initiative, which encompasses funding for the dismantling of clandestine methamphetamine labs and the associated cleanup of hazardous materials involved in methamphetamine manufacture.
Methamphetamine Interagency Task Force: Final Report ONDCP Methamphetamine PDF TXT HTML Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), January 2000. This report issues the findings of a collaborative effort by federal and non-federal experts in law enforcement, prevention, education, and treatment. This report presents the principles that guided the Task Force, recommendations from the Task Force, and needs for further research. (NCJ 180155)
Methamphetamine: An Update on an Emerging Problem NIJ Methamphetamine PDF     National Institute of Justice (NIJ), October 2000. This article presents findings from the work of the congressionally mandated Methamphetamine Interagency Task Force as part of the Comprehensive Methamphetamine Control Act of 1996. (NCJ 184445)
Minorities and Drugs Facts & Figures ONDCP Related Documents and Resources     HTML Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), October 2006. This online resource provides comprehensive data on minority drug use and related information with links to source materials.
Monitoring the Future National Results on Adolescent Drug Use: Overview of Key Findings, 2002 NIDA Related Documents and Resources PDF     National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), 2003. This 2002 nationwide survey of American adolescents covers recent trends in the use of licit and illicit drugs. This report contains a section devoted to each class of drug, along with a number of supporting tables and figures.
National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children   Methamphetamine     HTML n.d. The Alliance provides multi-disciplinary training for communities interested in starting or expanding Drug Endangered Children programs. The Alliance supports a nationwide network of professionals serving drug endangered children by providing referrals to experts, updated research on topics concerning drug endangered children, and best practice information.
National Association of Drug Court Professionals   Related Documents and Resources     HTML n.d. The NADCP seeks to reduce substance abuse, crime and recidivism by promoting and advocating for the establishment and funding of drug courts and providing for collection and dissemination of information, technical assistance, and mutual support to association members.
National Drug Control Strategy, 2008 NCJRS Related Documents and Resources PDF   HTML National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS), 2008. The 2008 Drug Control Strategy will pursue ambitious goals: a 10 percent reduction in youth drug use in 2 years and a 25 percent reduction in youth drug use over 5 years. This effort will continue to be guided by the three national priorities set by the President in 2002: (1) stopping drug use before it starts; (2) intervening and healing America’s drug users; and (3) disrupting the market for illegal drugs. Results from a drug monitoring study indicate that since 2002, a downturn has been seen in youth drug use after a decade in which rates of drug use had risen and remained at high levels. Chapter 1 of this report addresses the prevention priority, stopping drug use before it starts, and details efforts to expand and amplify the cultural shift away from drug use, especially among young people. Chapter 2 will detail efforts to implement the treatment priority, intervening and healing those who have already succumbed to drug use and addiction. Chapter 3 focuses on United States initiatives to disrupt the market for illicit drugs, the supply reduction effort. In 2008, the Administration will place special emphasis on reducing the diversion of prescription drugs and methamphetamine… (NCJ 221371)
National Institute of Justice Journal, No. 250 NIJ Policy PDF TXT   National Institute of Justice (NIJ), November 2003. The "At-A-Glance" section of this journal reports on two drug-related criminal justice topics. The topics are gentrified drug markets and evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of multijurisdiction drug enforcement task forces. (NCJ 196543)
National Methamphetamine Threat Assessment 2008 NDIC Methamphetamine PDF   HTML National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC), December 2007. This Threat Assessment is a national-level strategic assessment of methamphetamine trafficking in the United States. It addresses significant trends in methamphetamine production, transportation, distribution, and abuse. It discusses a wide range of issues, including methamphetamine production in Mexico, the increasing availability of Mexican ice methamphetamine in domestic drug markets, and apparent methamphetamine shortages in some western markets.
Non-Medical Marijuana III: Rite of Passage or Russian Roulette? Columbia University Marijuana PDF   HTML Columbia University, June 2008. Despite reported declines in teen marijuana use, in 2007 almost 11 million teens report having used marijuana. For those using the drug, four alarming trends are of grave concern for parents and teens, according to Non-Medical Marijuana III: Rite of Passage or Russian Roulette?, a new report by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University.
Parents: The Anti-Drug   Related Documents and Resources     HTML n.d. TheAntiDrug.com was created by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign to equip parents and other adult caregivers with the tools they need to raise drug-free kids. Working with the nation's leading experts in the fields of parenting and substance abuse prevention, TheAntiDrug.com serves as a drug prevention information center, and a supportive community for parents to interact and learn from each other.
Partnership for a Drug-Free America   Related Documents and Resources     HTML n.d. The Partnership for a Drug-Free America is a nonprofit coalition of communication, health, medical and educational professionals working to reduce illicit drug use and help people live healthy, drug-free lives. The Partnership’s research-based, educational campaigns are disseminated through all forms of media, including TV, radio and print advertisements and over the Internet.
Prescription Fraud COPS Related Documents and Resources PDF TXT HTML Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), July 2006. Prescription fraud is a significantly growing problem for many law enforcement agencies. This problem-oriented guide for police begins by describing the problem of prescription fraud and reviewing factors that contribute to it. It also identifies a series of questions that might assist agencies in analyzing their local problem. Finally, it reviews responses to the problem and what is known about these from evaluative research and police practice.
Price and Purity of Illicit Drugs: 1981-2007 ONDCP Related Documents and Resources PDF     Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), July 2008. This report extends, improves, and augments previous estimates of trends in the price and purity of five major illicit drugs: powder cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin, d-methamphetamine, and marijuana.
Process Evaluation of an Effort to Engage Police in Alternative Responses to Neighborhood Drug Problems NIJ Policy PDF     National Institute of Justice (NIJ), March 2005. This report presents findings from a process evaluation of a New York City program, La Bodega de la Familia, that involved community representatives and police working together to develop alternative responses to neighborhood drug use and crime. (NCJ 209265)
Promising Practices and Strategies to Reduce Alcohol and Substance Abuse Among American Indians and Alaska Natives NIJ Policy     HTML National Institute of Justice (NIJ), August 2000. The report highlight effective solutions developed within the tribal community that combine western and traditional approaches. The programs described in the report represent policy initiatives designed to reduce alcohol abuse by American Indians and Alaska Natives and to increase community safety. (NCJ 183930)
Promising Strategies to Reduce Substance Abuse OJP Policy PDF TXT   Office of Justice Programs (OJP), September 2000. This assessment of the most effective strategies used nationwide to reduce illicit drug and alcohol abuse and related crimes is intended to guide communities by identifying the core elements of promising strategies and illustrating these strategies with examples of programs that are making a difference locally; programs were selected to represent urban, suburban, and rural communities. (NCJ 183152)
Rave Parties COPS Club Drugs PDF TXT HTML Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), August 2004. This problem-oriented guide for police addresses the problems associated with rave parties. Rave parties – or, more simply, raves – are dance parties that feature fast-paced, repetitive electronic music and accompanying light shows. Raves are the focus of a youth-oriented subculture that blends music, art, and social ideals (e.g., peace, love, unity, respect, tolerance, happiness). The rave culture also entails the use of a range of licit and illicit drugs. This guide is an essential tool for law enforcement in developing responses to their local rave party problem.
Raves - Information Bulletin NDIC Club Drugs PDF     National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC), April 2001. This bulletin discusses raves and club drugs in the United States, including the history, rave promotion, rave clothing and paraphernalia, and anti-rave initiatives.
Report on Teen Cigarette Smoking and Marijuana Use Columbia University Marijuana PDF     Columbia University, September 2003. This report presents the findings of the CASA (National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse) 2003 National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse VIII: Teen and Parents, with attention to the extent to which marijuana is part of the life of a teenage tobacco smoker. The study found that teens who smoked cigarettes were 14 times likelier than nonsmokers to try marijuana. (NCJ 202183)
Research Report: MDMA (Ecstasy) Abuse NIDA Club Drugs     HTML National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), April 2004. This report defines MDMA, presents its history, scope of use, abuses, effects, and treatments.
Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health SAMHSA Related Documents and Resources PDF     Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), September 2003. The report presents information from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health and is the primary source of information on the use of illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco by the civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the United States, age 12 years and older.
Rohypnol Fast Facts NDIC Club Drugs PDF     National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC), August 2003. This brochure provides information on Rohypnol, a trade name for the drug flunitrazepam, that is a central nervous system depressant.
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics, 2003 BJS Related Documents and Resources     HTML Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), n.d. This online resource provides data on all aspects of criminal justice, includes data about drug offenders, drug use indicators, and public opinion on the risks and dangers of drug use. The resource is updated regularly as new statistics become available. (NCJ 208756)
Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade ONDCP Related Documents and Resources PDF     Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), February 2004. This publication defines more than 2,300 street terms for specific drug types or drug activity. Terms are cross-referenced where possible and all known meanings and spellings are included.
Technology Transfer Program   Policy     HTML n.d. The Technology Transfer Program is a federally funded program under the Office of National Drug Control Policy, Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center (ONDCP / CTAC) that provides state-of-the-art counterdrug technologies to state and local law enforcement agencies at no charge to the agencies.  The goals of the program are to empower state and local law enforcement agencies through the use of technology to disrupt the drug markets by attacking the economic basis of the drug trade.
The DASIS Report: Smoked Methamphetamine / Amphetamines, 1992-2002 NIH / SAMHSA Methamphetamine PDF   HTML National Institute of Health (NIH), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), January 2002. This report highlights data on methamphetamine / amphetamine treatment admissions.
The High Point Drug Market Intervention Strategy COPS Policy PDF   HTML Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), September 2009. Drug markets destroy neighborhoods, contribute to crime, and have a negative effect on communities. The arrest and jailing of drug dealers alone has not eliminated the problem. The High Point (North Carolina) Police Department, exasperated by this cyclical problem, tried a different tactic and succeeded in eliminating the city’s most notorious drug markets in a little over three years. This publication, by David Kennedy and Sue-Lin Wong, tells the compelling story of High Point, and also discusses the similar success experienced in Providence, Rhode Island.
The National Methamphetamine Drug Conference ONDCP Methamphetamine     HTML Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), n.d. The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) convened the National Methamphetamine Drug Conference, May 28-30, 1997, in Omaha, Nebraska. The purpose of the conference was to gather information for refining the national methamphetamine strategy by assessing current trends and soliciting recommendations from experts on methods to reduce the methamphetamine threat.
Tips for Parents: The Truth About Club Drugs OJP Club Drugs PDF     Office of Justice Programs (OJP), 2001. This brochure describes club drugs, their effects and gives important tips and resources about how to identify, prevent and treat drug abuse.
Tips for Teens: The Truth About Club Drugs SAMHSA Club Drugs     HTML Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2000. This brochure provides facts about ecstasy, GHB, Ketamine, and Rohypnol.
Tips for Teens: The Truth About Cocaine SAMHSA Crack/Cocaine     HTML Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2000. This brochure provides information on the effects and dangers of cocaine use.
Tips for Teens: The Truth About Marijuana SAMHSA Marijuana     HTML Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2000. This brochure provides facts about marijuana.
Tips for Teens: The Truth About Methamphetamine SAMHSA Methamphetamine     HTML Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2001. This brochure provides facts on methamphetamine.
Toward a Drugs and Crime Research Agenda for the 21st Century NIJ Related Documents and Resources PDF TXT HTML National Institute of Justice (NIJ), September 2003. This report contains three separate papers commissioned for a research forum conducted by the National Institute of Justice and the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Focusing on marijuana, heroin, cocaine, codeine, and oxycodone, this paper presents several conceptual models illustrating the drugs-crime relationship. (NCJ 194616)
Trace Detection of Narcotics Using A Preconcentrator/Ion Mobility Spectrometer System NIJ Related Documents and Resources PDF TXT HTML National Institute of Justice (NIJ), April 2001. Presents results from experiments of a trace drug detection system using a chemical preconcentrator and associated control hardware and an ion mobility spectrometer. (NCJ 187111)
Underage Drinking COPS Related Documents and Resources PDF TXT HTML Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), August 2006. Underage drinkers experience a wide range of alcohol-related health, social, criminal justice, and academic problems. This guide identifies a series of questions that might assist law enforcement in analyzing their local problem. It also reviews responses to the problem and what is known about these from evaluative research and police practice.
Weed and Seed Strategy   Policy PDF     November 2004. The publication describes in detail the DOJ's Operation Weed and Seed program's goals of controlling violent crime, drug trafficking, and drug-related crime in designated high-crime neighborhoods and providing a safe environment for residents. (NCJ 207498)
Women and Drugs Facts & Figures ONDCP Related Documents and Resources     HTML Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), October 2006. This online resource provides comprehensive data on female drug use and related information with links to source materials.