a map depicting drug trafficking routes to the United States and NYC

The Deadly Toll of Transnational Drug Trafficking and its Impact on NYC

Corruption and Violence Fueled by the Narcotics Trade The cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl sold on the streets of New York City and in other American cities is produced outside of the United States.  Those narcotics are smuggled into the country by powerful and violent transnational criminal organizations (TCOs) who conspire with U.S.-based criminal networks to meet and stimulate market demands. Billions …