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|Drug Enforcement Administration|
|Seal of the DEA|
|Formed||July 1, 1973|
|Parent Agency||Department of Justice|
|Agents|| Catherine DeMarco|
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is a federal law enforcement agency under the United States Department of Justice, tasked with combating drug smuggling and use within the United States. Not only is the DEA the lead agency for domestic enforcement of the Controlled Substances Act, sharing concurrent jurisdiction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), it also has sole responsibility for coordinating and pursuing U.S. drug investigations abroad.
Graceland delves into the lives of an elusive group of undercover agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and U.S. Customs, whose worlds collide at a repossessed Southern California beachfront mansion called Graceland (the house got its name when the authorities seized the house from a drug lord known to be an obsessed Elvis Presley fan).