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2014 FIRST QUARTER REPORT
In the first quarter of 2014, the Commission seized high quantities of both psychotropic and narcotic drugs, and witnessed an influx of counterfeit notes on the Zambian markets.
The Commission between 1st January, 2014 and 31st March, 2014 arrested 1, 422 persons for drug related offences countrywide. | READ MORE
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S WEEK OF ACTIVISM 2014 - DEC donates to School
The Drug Enforcement Commission has donated a number of items which include text books, cleaning materials and food stuffs to Jerome Fleischer Community School in Lusaka.
Speaking at the function, DEC Commissioner, Alita Mbahwe commended the efforts being made by the School to provide education, shelter, food and other necessities to the vulnerable in society. | Read more
“DEC Mission Statement”
"To prevent and control illegal cultivation, production, trafficking and abuse of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and money laundering activities in order to contribute to socio-economic development".
"A proactive Commission that prevents and controls illicit drugs, substances and money laundering for a safer and peaceful Zambia".
a) "To achieve a 10% reduction in the supply and demand for illicit narcotic drugs and
psychotropic substances by 2016".
b) "To achieve significant reduction in the levels of money laundering in Zambia by 2016".
"In the conduct of our duties we shall uphold integrity, team work, professionalism, innovation, confidentiality, accountability and patriotism".