Where is DEA Corporate office Headquarters

DEA Headquarters Address and Contact

DEA Headquarters Location & Directions

DEA Headquarters Executive Team



Uttam Dhillon

Acting Administrator

Preston L. Grubbs

Principal Deputy Administrator

About DEA, History and Headquarters Information


DEA was founded in the year 1973. The company has been operational for 45 years now. The organisation started its operation with 600 special agents. In the year 1989, the headquarters of the organisation was changed from Washington DC to the Pentagon City of Virginia. In the year 2003, the organisation started establishing a Digital Evidence Laboratory inside its offices used for Forensic Sciences. The organisation faced an attack in the year 1995, then a person named Timothy McVeigh the Federal Building located in the Oklahoma City. It was after that attack that the security measures of the place was increased to Level IV, with various guard stations and also metal detectors.

Headquarters Info

The headquarters of the organisation is situated in 600 - 700 Army Navy Drive. The place name is Arlington, and the state name is Virginia, United States. The pin code of the area is 22202.


DEA or Drug Enforcement Administration is an American organisation that functions under the USA Federal Law and Justice Departments so that they can help in eliminating any kind of smuggling or distribution of drugs. As of the year 2009, the number of employees working in the organisation is more than 10,700. Also, as of the year 2014, the total annual budget of the organisation was about $2 billion. The number of special agents working at the organisation is more than 4,800, and the number of intelligence analysts is about 800. The organisation also has about 92 offices in foreign lands, in 70 different countries.


The primary services provided by the organisation is the application of law, order and justice, to stop any kind of distribution and smuggling of drugs of any sort, throughout the states of the USA. The organisation also provides support to various drug-related investigations, both in domestic and abroad cases as well.

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