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For One DEA Official, The Search For El Chapo Is Personal

In this Feb. 14, 2013 photo, Jack Riley, Special Agent In Charge for the DEA, Chicago Field office (center) announces that Joaquin "El Chapo'' Guzman, a drug kingpin in Mexico, is Chicago's Public Enemy No. 1, during a news conference in Chicago. Now that Guzman has escaped a prison in Mexico, he’s regaining his infamous title. (M. Spencer Green/AP)
In this Feb. 14, 2013 photo, Jack Riley, Special Agent In Charge for the DEA, Chicago Field office (center) announces that Joaquin "El Chapo'' Guzman, a drug kingpin in Mexico, is Chicago's Public Enemy No. 1, during a news conference in Chicago. Now that Guzman has escaped a prison in Mexico, he’s regaining his infamous title. (M. Spencer Green/AP)

International drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is once again Mexico’s most-wanted man after his escape from a Mexican maximum security prison on July 11.

There’s an international hunt for El Chapo, and the Drug Enforcement Administration’s deputy administrator, Jack Riley, has professional and personal reasons for wanting to recapture El Chapo. He speaks with Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti.

Guest

  • Jack Riley, deputy administrator at the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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