Video Archive

The Museum hosts a variety of programs and events that captivate domestic and international audiences. Artifact talks, memorials, and interviews with special guests are only some of the videos you can explore in this interactive archive.

American Crisis: Fentanyl and Fake Pills

A conversation with DEA’s experts on the fentanyl and fake pills crisis. The program includes a brief history of pills featuring Museum artifacts.

Stories from the Collection: Platform Shoes

The first episode of “Stories from the Collection,” a new Museum video series, showcases a pair of platform shoes worn by an undercover agent in 1970s Detroit.

DEA Museum Public Service Announcement

Navigate your way to a new experience and visit the all-new DEA Museum—now open!

Remembering Kiki: Through the Eyes of his Family, Friends, and Colleagues

A documentary tribute to Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, in whose honor and memory Red Ribbon Week was created.

Welcome Back to the DEA Museum

After a two-year renovation, the DEA Museum reopened November 4, 2021. Museum staff welcome visitors back in this video featuring a sneak peek of the new interactive exhibits.

Museum Moment: Nowhere to Hide

Discover the mysterious and sometimes shocking world of drug smuggling.

Disrupt, Dismantle, and Destroy: Smuggling Stories

DEA Museum Lecture Series Smuggling Stories, hosted by Josh Edmundson, focuses on a fundamental element of all major drug trafficking organizations’ business models and a critical component of DEA’s work: smuggling.

2021 DEA Memorial Service

The annual DEA Memorial Service pays tribute to the men and women of DEA and its predecessor agencies who lost their lives while on duty.

Disrupt, Dismantle, and Destroy: The Kingpin Strategy

Former Administrator Robert C. Bonner reflects on leading DEA when it enacted the “Kingpin Strategy,” a tactic to combat violent and powerful drug trafficking organizations.

Who We Are and What We Do: Professional and Technical Support

Take a peek into the inner workings of DEA’s professional and technical support staff in the Museum’s 2019 lecture series “Who We Are and What We Do.”