Drug Enforcement Agency Intelligence Gathering

John Shiffman talked about his investigation for Reuters into Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) intelligence gathering that involves the… read more

John Shiffman talked about his investigation for Reuters into Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) intelligence gathering that involves the collection of tips from intelligence agencies, informants, domestic wiretaps, and other sources, which are then passed along to field agents. According to Mr. Shiffman, if any of those tips are used to make an arrest, the agents are instructed to make their case as if they had not received tips from the DEA. He explained the details of the program and some of the concerns of civil liberties groups over the special operation. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Drug Enforcement Agency Intelligence Gathering

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Program ID:
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Call-In
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 8, 2013

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  • Aug 08, 2013 | 7:45am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 08, 2013 | 7:49am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 08, 2013 | 1:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 08, 2013 | 4:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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