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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Fla. man high on 'flakka' fights cop, has sex with tree

Fla. man high on 'flakka' fights cop, has sex with tree

The man ran naked through a neighborhood, ripped TASER probes from his skin, and punched a cop during his arrest - Full Story

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Denver police issue dozens of citations at pot events

"We'd prefer not to be buzzkills this 4/20 weekend. Consume responsibly, and designate a sober driver now" - Full Story

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Colo. law enforcement switches message to safe pot use

The revised campaign starts this weekend, when tens of thousands are expected at public rallies and concerts in observation of 4/20 - Full Story

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Officials investigate after Md. man dies in custody

Witnesses said the officers acted professionally in taking down the man Thursday night as he cursed at police - Full Story

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Drug strategy agency mixing health, safety proposed in NYC

An advisory council would include police, health officials, social services providers and former drug users - Full Story

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Fla. cops grapple with insidious new drug

'Flakka' has been involved in a number of recent incidents in the state. Here, a 34-year-old suspect who allegedly smoked flakka was hospitalized for psychiatric evaluation after he ran naked through a busy intersection.

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Fla. cops grapple with insidious new drug

'Flakka' has been involved in a number of recent incidents in the state - Full Story

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PCP found in body of teen fatally shot by Chicago cop

City Council is scheduled on Wednesday to decide whether to approve a settlement of $5M to suspect's family - Full Story

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'Anonymous' releases names of NJ cops following in-custody death

Attorney says believes the drugs caused suspect's death, not the use of a K-9 and other force in the March 31 incident.

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Video: 'Anonymous' releases names of NJ cops following in-custody death

Attorney believes drugs caused suspect's death, not the use of a K-9 and other force in the March 31 incident - Full Story



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