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Drug Enforcement Administration for thirty years and is now retired. She lives in Northern Virginia.. About the AuthorPhilippa LeVine was a Special Agent with the U.S
ABC said What a Book. As a current federal employee in law enforcement this book is nothing but the truth. The author's realism afforded me the opportunity to make some sense of the madness I call work.. Humor, History and Culture of DEA - A Rare Combination Emil Levine I served at DEA Headquarters from 1973-1992, first as an intelligence analyst, then designing information systems to support operations and intelligence. This included working very closely for several years with the Clandestine Lab Section as I designed a chemical hazards warning system specifically for Special Agents such as SA LeVine and other federal, state and local law en. "I couldn't put it down!" according to Eileen L. O'Brien. I literally had tears from laughter while reading this hysterical DEA's perspective of the war on drugs, specifically meth. Being one of the first female agents in a male dominated field gives LeVine a unique perspective on the goings on of government agencies. And boy, is her perspective hilarious! If you loved Breaking Bad, you'll love this book. If you ever had to deal with
In salty sarcastic cop-speak, she provides a unique insight into investigating meth labs in San Diego, California during the 1980's biker heyday. This wickedly funny non-fiction book spans the 30-year career of (retired) DEA Special Agent Philippa LeVine. Follow her through the investigation of a chemical supplier involving murder for hire, buried treasure, and of course, meth labs.Later she rises to the pinnacle of mid level bureaucracy taking us deep into DEA Headquarters for a look into one of the scariest places of all. She spent the bulk of her early years in a clandestine lab group chasing methamphetamine cooks and tweekers. You will laugh out loud as you learn the truth about meth, the pharmaceutical companies and federal drug law enforcement.
Philippa LeVine was a Special Agent with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for thirty years and is now retired. She lives in Northern Virginia.