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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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February 01, 2016
Police grants: What's being federally funded in 2016? Denise Schlegel - Secrets to Getting Police Grants

Police grants: What's being federally funded in 2016?

Here's a summary of federal funding in 2016 for law enforcement agencies - Full Story
February 01, 2016
Lessons from the SDHPD: 5 considerations for developing a marine patrol unit Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

Lessons from the SDHPD: 5 considerations for developing a marine patrol unit

The San Diego Harbor Police is a shining example of what a marine unit can be - Full Story
December 24, 2015
What we learned from California's Prop 47 in 2015 Harriet Fox - The CO's Corner

What we learned from California's Prop 47 in 2015

It will be several years before the full effects of Prop 47 are seen, but 2015 offers a good glimpse into the ramifications - Full Story
December 23, 2015
How dealers are camouflaging heroin to fool cops Keith Graves - The Drug Warrior

How dealers are camouflaging heroin to fool cops

Dealers are pressing powdered heroin using pill presses, but using pharmaceutical opiate dyes to mask their efforts - Full Story
December 07, 2015
How SCOTUS impacted policing in 2015 Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq. - Police Liability and Litigation

How SCOTUS impacted policing in 2015

The Court has said reasonableness does not require perfection, but it does require a plausible satisfaction of Fourth Amendment criteria - Full Story
October 31, 2015
New designer drug, Flakka, hits the streets American Military University - In Public Safety

New designer drug, Flakka, hits the streets

Like many other stimulant drugs, users of flakka often become addicted - Full Story
August 12, 2015
What cops need to know about 'spice' Keith Graves - The Drug Warrior

What cops need to know about 'spice'

As these drugs become more popular, it is imperative that officers arm themselves with knowledge of the signs and symptoms of influence - Full Story
July 23, 2015
Are pot arrests a waste of cops' time? P1 Community - The Question

Are pot arrests a waste of cops' time?

A question posted recently on Quora asked, “What do police officers think about legalizing drugs?”... - Full Story
July 15, 2015
5 most bizarre substances people use to get high Keith Graves - The Drug Warrior

5 most bizarre substances people use to get high

With drugs like Bath Salts, Spice, Flakka, Mephedrone and others, the landscape of drug use is becoming more and more cluttered - Full Story
June 29, 2015
RISE Honorees: How a Mass. PD is winning the opiate overdose battle Cole Zercoe - Policing in the 21st Century

RISE Honorees: How a Mass. PD is winning the opiate overdose battle

After his city suffered 47 overdose deaths in an 18-month period, Lt. Patrick Glynn began to think seriously about the role of cops in treating OD victims - Full Story



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