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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Ga. troopers have a 'nose for pot'

By Bill Rankin The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionCHATTANOOGA, Ga. — Two North Georgia troopers say... - Full Story

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Drug-laced treats given to Texas cops

Ed Note: Today’s report of officers being sickened by drug-laced cookies delivered to station houses... - Full Story

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Handcuffed police informant jumps from Washington bridge

The Associated PressWENATCHEE, Wash. — A woman working as a police informant during an attempted... - Full Story

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'Street buy' leads to major Colo. drug ring bust

Related articles: U.S. drug officials nab record amounts of cocaine, N.J. 'coke ring' painted as slick... - Full Story

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Calif. feds launch massive pot sting

By Sean Garmire The Eureka Times-StandardHUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif. — Motorcades of government SUVs... - Full Story

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Mexico approves drug lord's extradition to US

By Alexandra Olson The Associated PressMEXICO CITY — Mexico agreed Tuesday to extradite a top leader... - Full Story

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Tenn. police discover meth lab at motel

By Jacqueline Koch The Chattanooga Times Free PressCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Chattanooga police on Monday... - Full Story

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Border Patrol targets truckers trafficking in drugs, immigrants

By Karen Brooks, Dallas Morning NewsAUSTIN — Truckers who get caught smuggling illegal immigrants... - Full Story

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Ex-policewoman from Mexico now U.S. Border Patrol agent

By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated PressEL PASO — Death threats had become routine for Blanca Angelica... - Full Story

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Police arrest 3 in Austin's 'biggest' meth bust

By Miguel Liscano The Austin American-StatesmanAUSTIN, Texas — Austin police have arrested three... - 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.)
Highway Drug Interdiction Highway Drug Interdiction
with Andrew Hawkes
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