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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Texas chief prohibits TASER use against suspects on drugs

New policy only applies to officers that have "firsthand knowledge" that the suspect is on... - Full Story

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Cleaning up the meth mess

Experts say the danger is real, but should cleanups of homes be mandated - and if so, who pays?Related... - Full Story

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Ala. police bust 'largest pot operation'

By Carol Robinson Birmingham NewsBIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Authorities say the largest indoor marijuana... - Full Story

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Marijuana cartels pollute U.S. parks

Two five-gallon backpack sprayers used to spray pesticides directly on the buds of marijuana plants... - Full Story

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Pa. drug task force reaches out to juveniles

By Jason Nark Philadelphia Daily NewsCAMDEN, Penn. — In Camden, there are two ways of looking at... - Full Story

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Chicago cops use new tactic; seize drug house

By Annie Sweeney Chicago Sun-TimesCHICAGO — Two years ago, the Chicago Police Department decided... - Full Story

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PoliceOne Member Photo of the Week: Marijuana Bust

Story behind the picture: A suspect was pulled over for running a red light in the middle of the afternoon.... - Full Story

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U.S. officials see terrorist link with drug lords

By Curt Anderson The Associated PressMIAMI — There is real danger that Islamic extremist groups... - Full Story

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Chicago PD launches new gang unit

Related articles: 4 officers in Chicago's gang and drug unit are charged in felony corruption investigation... - Full Story

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Maine PD purchases plane with seized drug money

Maine lawmakers push for law to grant oversight of drug forfeiture proceedsBy Mal Leary Bangor Daily... - Full Story



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