Drug Interdiction / Narcotics

Drug Interdiction / Narcotics

The Drug Interdiction / Narcotics topic covers all aspects of drug enforcement, from highway or border interdiction to undercover infiltration into gangs or drug cartels. Drug smugglers are constantly evolving their concealment techniques and are growing in their boldness, so law enforcement must work even harder to stay one step ahead. From marijuana and crack cocaine to prescription pills and heroin, this topic covers it all.
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August 08, 2015

NYC sees surge in synthetic pot use, with dire consequences

The harsh side effects have authorities already grappling with how to deal with unstable suspects - Full Story
August 07, 2015

No charges against LEOs in Md. stun gun death

Evidence shows suspect was intoxicated with synthetic drugs sold illegally as 'bath salts' - Full Story
August 05, 2015

Mass. police reach out to drug dealers on Facebook

Authorities have found a new way to possibly make arrests via social media - Full Story
August 04, 2015

Ky. sheriff's office asks drug dealers to turn in their rivals

A new poster going viral tells drug dealers it will help them eliminate their competition for free - Full Story
August 03, 2015
Manhunt intensifies for cop killer in Memphis

Manhunt intensifies for cop killer in Memphis

Suspect fatally shot an officer after he interrupted a drug deal that would have resulted in a misdemeanor - Full Story
July 30, 2015

US court says Ill. drug-sniffing dog fails the smell test

Judges are concerned that dogs who always signal for drugs might give police 'pretext' to search anyone's car - Full Story
July 29, 2015

FBI: No toxic substances found in suspicious letters sent to Ore. sheriff's offices

The FBI also said there is no evidence of visible powder to be found in any of the envelopes - Full Story
July 28, 2015

Cleared Pa. narcotics officers sue city officials for defamation

Narcotics squad acquitted earlier this year on federal corruption charges are pursuing a lawsuit - Full Story
July 28, 2015

Ore. sheriff being treated after receiving suspicious envelopes

Authorities in Oregon are investigating suspicious packages sent to government buildings around the state - Full Story

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