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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Undercover Boston cop shoots teen

By Milton J. Valencia and Gabrielle T. Dunn The Boston GlobeBOSTON — A Boston police officer working... - Full Story

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Alameda Co. Sheriff's, DEA arrest two Hells Angels leaders; seize 58 pot plants

By Doug Wyllie PoliceOne Senior EditorThe DEA joined the Alameda County Sheriff's Department in a pair... - Full Story

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N.C. police uncover 5,000 pot plants

By Martha Quillin The News & ObserverBROADWAY, N.C. — Since a drug-spotting plane from the... - Full Story

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Calif. cops seize pot plants worth $306 million

By Adam Foxman The Ventura County Star LOS PADRES, Calif. — Authorities seized more than 68,000... - Full Story

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Ind. police find pot farm in Girl Scout camp

The Associated PressWARSAW, Ind. — Police found thousands of marijuana plants being grown in a... - Full Story

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Boston police sweep nabs 50

Relate articles: Hub police patrols set to target Boston gangs, Dozens arrested in Boston gang sweep... - Full Story

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Mo. suspect kills himself after police chase

By Sara Semelka The Columbia Daily TribuneCOLUMBIA, Mo. — A Boone County man wanted on a parole... - Full Story

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Utah man fled in handcufs, at large

By Ben Winslow The Deseret Morning NewsSALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Utah Highway Patrol troopers are... - Full Story

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Calif. man killed, 2 flee in pot farm raid

100 officers search for pair in hills south of SaratogaBy Steve Rubenstein The San Francisco ChronicleSANTA... - Full Story

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Pot-sniffing troopers won't be put to test

Related article: Ga. troopers have a 'nose for pot' By Bill Rankin The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionGORDON... - Full Story



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Drug Interdiction / Narcotics Columnists

Be Advised... Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
Highway Drug Interdiction Highway Drug Interdiction
with Andrew Hawkes