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 cop dies of heart attack during search for grow operation

Eric Meier was hiking in a rugged, remote area searching for a marijuana grow operation when he fell ill - Full Story

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Man mistakenly texts Fla. narcotics cop for drugs

A man looking to buy and sell drugs accidentally texted a police captain in the local department’s narcotics unit - Full Story

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Midwest meth-making down, but Mexican imports fill the void

Midwest meth-making down, but Mexican imports fill the void

Laws restricting the sale of an ingredient found in many cold medicines and key to making meth seem to have had their intended effect - Full Story

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Ill. city approves $125K Twitter lawsuit settlement

The lawsuit lawsuit filed by a man whose home was raided by police over a fake Twitter account he created of the mayor - Full Story

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Mass. town stops criminalizing heroin

An MSNBC report on the heroin epidemic in Mass. showcases Gloucester police department's innovative technique to beat the drug problem.

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Ohio couple calls out heroin in teen daughter's obituary

Such deaths have nearly quadrupled nationally over a decade.

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Ohio couple calls out heroin in teen daughter's obituary

Ohio couple calls out heroin in teen daughter's obituary

Such deaths have nearly quadrupled nationally over a decade - Full Story

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Ill. city compiles 'habitual drunkard' list to limit booze sales

The list will have 'certain clientele' whom police and fire departments see regularly - Full Story

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Nev. sheriff promises crackdown on Burning Man crime

Nev. sheriff promises crackdown on Burning Man crime

Pershing County Sheriff Jerry Allen said he won't bend any rules for Burning Man visitors - Full Story



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