VPOTUS Pool #8
*From:* Emerald Robinson <Emerald.Robinson@oann.com>
*Sent:* Tuesday, March 5, 2019 4:42 PM
*Subject:* [EXTERNAL] VPOTUS Pool #8- DEA Tour Preview
The Vice President’s Office has shared this preview of VP’s visit to DEA
facility to which we are currently en route. (Note: also attached a Word
*Vice President’s Tour *
*of DEA Facility*
*Tuesday, March 5, 2019*
The Drug Enforcement Administration’s Phoenix Field Division is comprised
of several offices within the state of Arizona. The Division is based in
Phoenix, with additional district offices in Tucson and Nogales, resident
offices in Sierra Vista, Yuma and Flagstaff, and a post of duty in Lake
The DEA site hosting the visit by the Vice President of the United States
of America, is the DEA’s covert facility used for sensitive support
operations. During the tour, the Vice President will be briefed on:
1. The DEA’s efforts to target trafficking organizations utilizing vehicles
to conceal illicit drugs within natural voids and/or concealed traps and
hidden compartments. A DEA agent will demonstrate the areas in vehicles
where drugs are likely to be concealed.
2. The use of technology to support investigative efforts of DEA agents
throughout the agency.
3. The DEA’s Clandestine Laboratory Response Vehicle will be on display.
An agent will demonstrate the DEA’s capabilities to identify and dismantle
clandestine drug laboratories and the equipment associated with operating
in a high hazardous atmosphere environment.
4. There will be a display of recently seized fentanyl powder and tablets.
The Special Agent in Charge will discuss the emerging fentanyl threat and
the precautions law enforcement must take in handling fentanyl.
5. Following the fentanyl discussion, a tour of other recent drug seizures
and historical drug trafficking methods will be shared with the Vice
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