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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July 01, 2015
Largest Fla. county approves citations for pot possession

Largest Fla. county approves citations for pot possession

Lets police issue $100 civil citations or community service hours for possession of up to 20 grams of marijuana - Full Story
July 01, 2015

Conn. legislature passes 'Second Chance Society' bill for low-level offenders

The bill emphasizes treatment and redemption over punishment and incarceration for low-level drug offenders - Full Story
June 29, 2015
Ore. weed legal soon, but not legally sold

Ore. weed legal soon, but not legally sold

The legalization of recreational marijuana on July 1 makes the state the fourth to do so - Full Story
June 23, 2015

2 carrying hundreds of LSD tabs, other drugs arrested at Del. music fest

Two men were arrested with hundreds of doses of LSD, hallucinogenic mushrooms and the drug known as bath salts - Full Story
June 21, 2015

Illicit drugs 'rampant' in Calif. state prisons

California inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate - Full Story
June 19, 2015

Del. governor signs marijuana decriminalization bill

Opponents expressed concerns that the legislation sends the wrong message to children - Full Story
June 19, 2015
Feds: 48 charged for links to Boston's most-feared gang

Feds: 48 charged for links to Boston's most-feared gang

The criminal organization ran a vast drug empire that stoked New England's heroin epidemic - Full Story
June 18, 2015
Report: W.Va. has highest drug overdose death rate

Report: W.Va. has highest drug overdose death rate

Police have tried to cut down on the supply of illegal drugs with at least 406 drug-related arrests this year - Full Story
June 17, 2015
Largest Fla. county proposes citations for pot possession

Largest Fla. county proposes citations for pot possession

May become the first in the state to treat marijuana possession as a non-criminal act - Full Story



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Drug Interdiction / Narcotics Columnists

Cops vs. Drugs: Tactics and Issues for All Officers Cops vs. Drugs: Tactics and Issues for All Officers
with Det. Steve Walton (Ret.)
Street Crimes Street Crimes
with Pat McCarthy