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Drug Crimes

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The National Institute of Justice sponsors research on alcohol and others drugs in the context of the criminal justice system to promote effective law enforcement, court and corrections responses to illegal drug markets and criminal behavior related to illicit drug use.

​On this page, find links to articles, awards, events, publications, and multimedia related to drug crimes.

Find Programs and Practices related to Drugs & Substance Abuse

The first step in knowing what to do is knowing what works … and what hasn’t.