You can report the sale of drugs on the Internet or emails advertising the sale of drugs to the following agencies:
- Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
- Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Diversion Control Division
- Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (for prescription drugs)
Additionally, the DEA has a toll-free international hotline to report the illegal sale and abuse of pharmaceutical drugs: 1-877-RxAbuse (1-877-792-2873).
Finally, you may also anonymously report drug activity to the DEA via the DEA's Submit a Tip website.
The Data & Statistics section of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives' U.S. Bomb Data Center website provides access to annual reports capturing arson and explosives related incidents throughout the U.S.
The National Institute of Justice's CrimeSolutions website provides results of rigorous research to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services.
Go to CrimeSolutions to find:
- Research on the effectiveness of programs and practices as reviewed by CrimeSolutions.gov researchers and reviewers
- Easily understandable ratings (Effective, Promising, No Effects) based on the evidence that indicates whether a program or practice achieves its goals
- Key program and practice information and research findings
For youth programs, see the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Model Program Guide.
For problems associated with gangs in schools, view Responding to Gangs in Schools: A Collaborative Approach to School Safety, a resource developed by the National Gang Center (NGC) with support from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). For additional gang resources, see OJJDP's Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Gang Prevention, the Gangs Special Feature, as well as the NGC website.
You can find recommendations, action plans, guidance and trainings to create safer schools at SchoolSafety.gov, a website from the Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Following are additional resources:
Information on the use of DNA to solve property crimes can be found in the National Institute of Justice (NIJ)-sponsored publication, The DNA Field Experiment: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of the Use of DNA in the Investigation of High-Volume Crimes; in the NIJ Journal article, DNA Solves Property Crimes (But Are We Ready for That?); and the DNA Field Experiment section of the CrimeSolutions website.
Visit the Using DNA to Solve Property Crimes section of the NIJ site for additional information.
Created by the Office of Justice Programs and operated by OJP's National Institute of Justice, the CrimeSolutions.ojp.gov website uses rigorous research to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services. Visit the Drugs & Substance Abuse section of the site to view research on program effectiveness reviewed and rated by CrimeSolutions.gov Researchers and Reviewers.
Also visit the Drugs section of our site for additional publications and resources.