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   Drug law violations - Enforcement

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Total estimated drug law violation arrests in the United States, 1980-2007
Year Number of arrests
1980 580,900
1981 559,900
1982 676,000
1983 661,400
1984 708,400
1985 811,400
1986 824,100
1987 937,400
1988 1,155,200
1989 1,361,700
1990 1,089,500
1991 1,010,000
1992 1,066,400
1993 1,126,300
1994 1,351,400
1995 1,476,100
1996 1,506,200
1997 1,583,600
1998 1,559,100
1999 1,532,200
2000 1,579,600
2001 1,586,900
2002 1,538,800
2003 1,678,200
2004 1,745,700
2005 1,846,300
2006 1,889,800
2007 1,841,200

Source: FBI, Uniform Crime Reports, Crime in the United States, annual


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