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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Largest Fla. county proposes citations for pot possession

Largest Fla. county proposes citations for pot possession

May become the first in the state to treat marijuana possession as a non-criminal act - Full Story

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Pot shop patients sue Calif. city over police raid

Officer can be seen eating what appears to be a pot-laced edible - Full Story

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Alaska man departs in skiff as police search home for drugs

Alaska man departs in skiff as police search home for drugs

Coast Guard sent over a patrol boat to look for the man and the skiff but he has not been found - Full Story

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Colo. schools to track marijuana offenses by students

Colo. schools to track marijuana offenses by students

Effort is aimed at gauging the effects of the drug's legalization in the state - Full Story

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Fla. woman reports drug deal rip-off, gets charged

Fla. woman reports drug deal rip-off, gets charged

Authorities say a South Florida woman who called 911 to report that she was getting stiffed in a drug deal ended up reporting on herself - Full Story

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New style of policing works to defuse mental health crises

New style of policing works to defuse mental health crises

Police embracing this approach end more situations without violence place fewer people in the local jails - Full Story

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Feds: Texas Mexican Mafia killed drug-dealing cop

Mafia ordered the death of officer last year after they found out through Facebook that the man who was dealing drugs for them was also a cop - Full Story

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Wis. cop cleared in fatal OIS

Wis. cop cleared in fatal OIS

Madison Police Department issued a summary of its finding that officer did not violate its deadly force policies - Full Story

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Mass. cops allow addicts to turn in drugs if they seek treatment

Mass. cops allow addicts to turn in drugs if they seek treatment

Unique policy was launched Monday in the Massachusetts city of Gloucester - Full Story

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Colo. cop shot, suspect killed in narcotics raid

Shot twice, the officer was rushed to the hospital in stable condition - Full Story



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