The International Law Enforcement topic provides American law enforcement with police news from around the world, focusing on the latest developments in criminal syndicates, drug cartels, organized crime, and international terrorism. It also follows significant developments and events in other countries and explores how cops in Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America enforce their laws.
MEXICO CITY — Mexico now has one of the world's most liberal laws for drug users after eliminating jail time for small amounts of marijuana, cocaine and even heroin, LSD and methamphetamine. Stunned police on the U.S. side of the border say the law contradicts President Felipe Calderon's drug war, and some fear it could make Mexico a destination for drug-fueled spring breaks and tourism. - Full Story
We've collected several marvelous Independence Day essays by PoliceOne columnists Betsy Brantner Smith, Dan Marcou, Dave Smith, Jim Glennon, and PoliceOne Senior Editor Doug Wyllie, as well as two excellent book excerpts for some relaxing holiday reading. Stay safe this holiday weekend, we at PoliceOne salute you and stand beside you. - Full Story