ERIC Number: ED250631
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Dec-13
Reference Count: N/A
Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session on the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force in the Mid-Atlantic Region Which Would Coordinate Government Agencies, Including U.S. Attorneys, the FBI, DEA, Customs Service, BATF, and the IRS. Dover, Delaware.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
This document presents testimony and proceedings from the Congressional hearings on organized crime and drug enforcement in the Mid-Atlantic region, and government efforts to solve these problems. Opening statements are presented from Senators Strom Thurmond and Joseph Biden. Testimony is also presented from the United States attorneys for the districts of Maryland, Delaware, and eastern Pennsylvania, as well as from a panel consisting of Daniel Simpson, Delaware State Police; John Wilder, special agent in charge, Drug Enforcement Administration, Philadelphia; and Dana Caro, special agent in charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Baltimore. Topics covered include the scope of the drug problem in the region, efforts of the government's task force to combat it, and the effectiveness of agency cooperation. Methods of financing drug trafficking and money laundering schemes are also described. (JAC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.