From the home page: "The High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program is an important component of the President's National Drug Control Strategy which provides additional federal resources to those areas to help eliminate or reduce drug trafficking and its harmful consequences. Law enforcement organizations within HIDTAs assess drug trafficking problems and design specific initiatives to reduce or eliminate the production, manufacture, transportation, distribution and chronic use of illegal drugs and money laundering." The program priorities of the HIDTA Program are: "Assess regional drug threats; Design strategies to focus efforts that combat drug trafficking threats; Develop and fund initiatives to implement strategies; Facilitate coordination between federal, state and local efforts; to Improve the effectiveness and efficiency of drug control efforts to reduce or eliminate the harmful impact of drug trafficking."
Los Angeles High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (LA HIDTA)
Los Angeles High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (LA HIDTA): http://www.lahidta.org/