Drug squads: units specialised in drug law enforcement in Europe. Situation in the EU Member States, Norway and Turkey in 2015


In 2013, findings of a first study on drug squads were published in the EMCDDA Paper series. A follow-up study was carried out in 2015 and resulted in the production of this paper. The focus of this limited update is monitoring and analysing changes in the number of specialised drug squads and their staffing levels between 2012 and 2015.

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Table of contents

  • Background and introduction
  • Methodology
  • Results
  • Conclusions