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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August 18, 2015

White House is zeroing in on the heroin epidemic

About $2.5M from President Obama's anti-drug programs will target heroin abuse and $1.3M will go to fight trafficking.
August 11, 2015

Off-duty Fla. LEO finds $12M worth of cocaine while fishing

An officer went fishing on his day off and ended up discovering a massive amount of drugs.
NBC-2.com WBBH News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral
July 14, 2015

Va. police say man accidentally hurt in search, man claims otherwise

Video: Va. police say man hurt accidentally, release dashcam
May 16, 2015

New tech could aid cops in testing drivers for pot use

Lifeloc Technologies is working on the country's first marijuana breathalyzer.
May 14, 2015

Police: Fla. teen on flakka claimed she was Satan

Ran towards police nude and covered in blood; she is suspected to have taken the hallucinatory street drug.
May 05, 2015

Fla. suspect on meth surfs atop stranger's car

Man allegedly high on meth jumped on top of a moving car and rode on it until police took him into custody.
April 24, 2015

Officer, suspect shot in Philadelphia

Bicycle officer was shot Thursday night by a drug suspect who told him "I don't want to have to do this," before firing at him.
April 15, 2015

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.
April 10, 2015

'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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Drug Interdiction / Narcotics Columnists

The Drug Warrior The Drug Warrior
with Keith Graves
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with Det. Steve Walton (Ret.)