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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Calif. police uncover hidden pot farm

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Are small pot busts taking cops away from Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Are small pot busts taking cops away from "important" work?

The debate on federal decriminalization of marijuana use has been a heated one for more than 30 years, and as HR 5843 moves through the legislative sausage-maker, voices from both opposing camps will again rise up - Full Story


Undercover Minn. cop in wheelchair nabs dealers

By Mara H. Gottfried The St. Paul Pioneer PressST. PAUL, Minn. — St. Paul police officers were... - Full Story


Informant offers rare look inside Ill. gang

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Baltimore cop allies with drug dealer

By Annie Linskey The Baltimore SunBALTIMORE — A federal drug case that put a Baltimore man with... - Full Story


Undercover Boston cop shoots teen

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


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


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


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


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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