|As metharnphetamine has emerged as a drug problem in Midwestern states, there are indications of its increasing prevalence in Minneapolis. This paper presents indicators of methamphetamine use and distribution in the Minneapolis metropolitan region. It also describes a multi-faceted law enforcement response to the emerging methamphetamine problem. The paper concludes by identifying a set of research challenges to measuring the extent of a drug problem, tracking law enforcement interventions, and assessing the impact of the interventions on the drug problem.
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