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.
Dave Smith reviews a classic dash cam video of drug interdiction at a traffic stop that shows the danger of focusing on a singular goal and forgetting about officer safety. (PoliceOne Image) Traffic stop
Alarmed by an increase in opiate drug overdose fatalities, officers in some police departments are carrying and administering antidotes on the scene to stem drug deaths in their communities - Full Story
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The ring was extremely well-armed with about 100 firearms including AR-15 assault rifles, an AK-47 pistol with a drum magazine, a grenade launcher, bulletproof body armor and thousands of rounds of ammunition - Full Story