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.

Brought to Justice: Operation Leyenda

Panelists share their recollections and insights into the complex operation to bring to justice those responsible for the kidnapping, torture, and murder of DEA Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena.

Trailblazers: 40 Years of Diversity at DEA

A panel of DEA trailblazers share their experiences in DEA’s first Diversity Day program.

40 Years on the Front Lines

Moderated by current DEA Chief of Operations James Capra, an esteemed panel of past DEA Operations leaders discusses the evolution of DEA enforcement operations as well as highlights from some of the biggest cases that DEA has worked over the past four decades.

Building on Past Experience: Making the Case for DEA

This presentation highlights the history of challenges DEA overcame as it made the case for a stand-alone agency for drug law enforcement.

Trade-Based Money Laundering: The Next Frontier

John Cassara, former intelligence officer and Treasury Special Agent, gives an overview of trade-based money laundering and value transfer.

Inside the Golden Triangle: Opium to Coffee in northern Thailand

MR Disnadda Diskul “Khun Chai,” Secretary General of the Mae Fah Luang Foundation, discusses sustainable development and education efforts for the local hill tribe villagers.

The Kingpin Strategy: Did It Work and Is It Still Relevant?

An esteemed panel explores the what, why, and how of the Kingpin Strategy.

General Oscar Adolfo Naranjo Trujillo, Director General of the Colombian National Police

DEA bids farewell to General Oscar Adolfo Naranjo Trujillo who retires as Director General of the Colombian National Police after a 35-year career.

Gone to Ground: Tunneling into America

Special Agent Michael Eschimi, Executive Assistant to DEA’s Deputy Administrator and Chief of Operations, tells the story of the discovery of the first Mexico/U.S. cross-border tunnel found after September 11th, 2001, and the courageous Mexican law enforcement agents who risked their lives to help make it happen.

Deadly Chemistry: The Rise of Synthetic Drugs

Dr. Ruben Baler, Health Scientist, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), talks about psychoactive substances’ chemistry and behavioral pharmacology.