Controlling street-level drug trafficking

evidence from Oakland and Birmingham by Craig D Uchida

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice in [Washington, D.C.]

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  • Drug control -- California -- Oakland,
  • Drug control -- Alabama -- Birmingham
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    Other titlesControlling street level drug trafficking
    Statementby Craig D. Uchida, Brian Forst, and Sampson O. Annan
    SeriesResearch in brief
    ContributionsForst, Brian, Annan, Sampson O, National Institute of Justice (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13614289M

Based on face-to-face interviews with hundreds of incarcerated drug traffickers, street-level drug dealers, users, and authorities, paired with extensive fieldwork in the border areas of Burma and China and several major urban centers in China and Southeast Asia, this volume reveals how the drug trade has evolved in the Golden Triangle since.   Local drug traffickers across France have adapted, and some have begun selling through mobile apps like Snapchat and Whatsapp, as well as organising deliveries in local supermarkets and their car parks. In many areas, such as the no-go Paris suburbs of Seine-Saint-Denis, street-level drug dealing has all but vanished. Introduction. The global illegal drug trade is massive in scope with sweeping consequences for the developed and developing world. With an estimated annual value of between $ billion and $ billion, international drug trafficking dwarfs the value of . Drug trafficking organizations are defined by the United States Department of Justice as, "complex organizations with highly defined command-and-control structures that produce, transport, and/or distribute large quantity "Law enforcement reporting indicates that Mexican DTOs maintain drug distribution networks, or supply drugs to distributors, in at least U.S. cities.".

Baylson said the indictment resulted from the cooperative efforts of federal, state and local officials under the Violent Traffickers Project, which was organized in to address severe drug trafficking in the Philadelphia area. Since the project was organized, more than people have been : LEE LINDER. U.S. drug policy is based on a punitive logic of deterrence that assumes that targeting the drug supply through aggressive law enforcement will deter drug use by making drugs scarcer, more expensive, and riskier to buy. Federal drug control spending jumped from . Literature review on upper level drug trafficking Home Office Online Report 22/05 The views expressed in this report are those of the authors, not necessarily those of the Home Office (nor do they reflect Government policy).File Size: KB. Defining the street-level drug market \/ David Weisburd [and others] -- Controlling street-level drug trafficking: professional and community policing approaches \/ Craig D. Uchida, Brian Forst -- Police crackdowns on drug abuse and trafficking \/ Robert E. Worden, Timothy S. Bynum, James Frank -- Assessing the community effects of tactical.

Drug trafficking is a major source of revenue for organised crime groups, many of whom are involved in other forms of serious crime such as firearms, modern slavery and immigration crime. Action against drug trafficking therefore has a much wider disruptive impact on organised criminal activity.   Drug trafficking in the United States dates back to the 19th century. From opium to marijuana to cocaine, a variety of substances have been illegally imported, sold and distributed throughout U.S. Booktopia - Buy Drugs Trade & Drug Trafficking books online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Discount Drugs Trade & Drug Trafficking books and flat rate shipping of $ per online book order. Sam Gor (三哥), also known as The Company, is an international crime syndicate, based in organization is made up of five different triads. Sam Gor is allegedly headed by Chinese-Canadian Tse Chi Lop who has a net worth of $17 billion. The syndicate is primarily involved in drug trafficking, earning at least $8 billion per year. Sam Gor is alleged to control 40% of the Asia Territory: Asia-Pacific.

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Controlling street-level drug trafficking: evidence from Oakland and Birmingham Author: Craig D Uchida ; Brian Forst ; Sampson O Annan ; National Institute of Justice (U.S.).

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Controlling Street-level Drug Trafficking: Evidence FroiD Oakland and Binningham By Craig D. Uchjda, Brian Forst, and Sampson 0. Annan Two large U.S. cities-Oakland, Califor­ nia, and Birmingham, Alabama-served as testing grounds for the effectiveness of several different policing models for con­ trolling the problem of street-level drug.

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Some people argue that if drugs were legalized (as occurred with the repeal of Prohibition), drug trafficking and the violence it engenders would disappear. Additionally, enforcement efforts have been strengthened. Police crackdowns on street-level drug trafficking, such as Operation Pressure Point (Zimmer, ) and the Tactical Narcotics Teams (Sviridoff et al., ), have been widely implemented (Moore, ; Chaiken, ; Sherman, ).

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Addressing critical areas of drug control and system improvement, this book provides a comprehensive examination of policy relevant research. Leading experts explore major problems related to drug trafficking and use, focusing on important policy initiatives.

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Editors, MacKenzie and Uchida enlist outstanding experts in the field to produce a volume that explores the major problems related to drug trafficking and use. Drug trafficking, also referred to as illegal drug trade, is a global illicit trade involving the cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of substances which are subject to drug prohibition laws.

Illegal drugs include cocaine, heroin, PCP, LSD, methamphetamines and marijuana. Penalties for trafficking may vary, but in most places penalties are intended to be severe enough to discourage. They wanted the Sicilians to handle the drug trafficking in the United States.

The American mobsters and Sicilian Mafiosi would form a partnership. The Sicilians could operate in the US under the protection of the American mob families, and import, and distribute, the drugs. The American bosses would get a cut from these operations.

Drug Trafficking is the act of transporting a large quantity of illegal drugs or controlled substances with the intent to unlawful sell, distribute, or deliver. The notion of Drug Trafficking is considered to be an illegal commercial activity, which is typically defined as a felony.

THE DRUG MENACE AT THE KENYAN COAST Drug abuse is one of the biggest problems confronting Kenya, especially among the Youth in Mombasa are not only involved in the consumption but also in the trafficking of drugs.

Children as young as 12 are used to transport “white gold” across borders and towards drug control and to establishing a File Size: KB. The illegal drug trade or drug trafficking is a global black market dedicated to the cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of drugs that are subject to drug prohibition laws.

Most jurisdictions prohibit trade, except under license, of many types of drugs through the use of drug prohibition laws.

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime's World Drug Report estimates the size. : Drugs and Information Control: The Role of Men and Manipulation in the Control of Drug Trafficking (Contributions in Women's Studies) () by Cloyd, Jerald W.

and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $ - $   Drug trafficking is one of the most serious problems for most countries all over the world.

Unfortunately, this type of business is rather profitable, if not to consider that it is constantly related to murders, kidnapping, prostitution and other crimes.

Certainly drug trafficking contributes to better distribution of drugs, thus involving more and more people, [ ]/5(7). Strategy 5: Neighborhood Crackdowns - neighborhoods willing to join police in the resisting drug abuse, who don't want to commit to street-level enforcement.

Strategy 6: Drug Abuse Prevention - Focuses on the drug user. Includes police-sponsored drug education, and suppression of drug trafficking. In$65 million was spent by the Nixon administration on the drug war; in the Reagan administration spent $ billion; and in the Clinton administration spent more than $ drug control budget is now approaching $20 billion annually and two-thirds go to interdiction, eradication and law enforcement.

Sources: U.S. Congress, Hearings on Federal Drug Enforcement. How Trafficking Affects Colombia. Cali drug traffickers export hundreds of tons of cocaine into the United States annually, and launder billions of dollars in drug proceeds.

Their drug money initially meant economic boom for that city of two million residents, and the .Among other things, the findings reveal that a small group of "professional criminals" specialize in the trade of drug trafficking in the Downtown Eastside.

The author argues that a greater understanding of the nature and characteristics of the retail drug trafficker and trade is needed for successful future policy on drug regulation and control.enforcing the law on controlled drugs as set out in the Misuse of Drugs Act Controlled drugs are divided into three classes according to their potential for harm.

Class A drugs (eg heroin, cocaine) are believed to be the most dangerous and so carry the highest penalties. tackling drug-related crime.