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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NY officer's slaying puts drug courts under scrutiny

Officer Randolph Holder's slaying has raised questions about the risks and potential shortcomings of drug courts - Full Story

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NY bans sale of synthetic marijuana, known as K2

Officials say use of K2 has spiked in New York in recent months - Full Story

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Obama to announce federal push to fight heroin use

Obama planned to announce new steps to improve doctor training and easy access to drug treatment - Full Story

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Trending Topics: Why pot users aren't the smartest criminals

By PoliceOne Staff There’s a reason they call it 'dope.' A news story out of Ohio inspired... - Full Story

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Feds launch nationwide synthetic drug crackdown

The DEA and other state and federal agents arrested 151 people in 16 states since July 2014 - Full Story

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NY cops respond to viral 'choking' video: Cop was helping, not hurting suspect

The officer was attempting to prevent the man from choking on the 39 bags of crack cocaine he swallowed - Full Story

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Md. police seize $1.4M worth of marijuana plants

Authorities seized over 700 plants at an illegal growing operation - Full Story

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Authorities battling heroin epidemic in Ohio

What the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called a national issue is hitting hard in Ohio suburbs - Full Story

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Ohio man calls cops to complain he got too high on marijuana

Officers found the man curled in a fetal position on the floor, groaning and surrounded by snacks - Full Story



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