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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Reality Training: Law enforcement and the use of naloxone– 2
Cops are on the frontline of the opioid crisis, and as the epidemic has worsened, more and more agencies have outfitted their officers with the overdose-reversal drug known as naloxone. While this has inspired some debate among law enforcement, it's important to remember that naloxone doesn't just help addicts - it could potentially save your life as well. To learn more about current tactics for battling the opioid crisis, check out our latest digital edition here.
CIT for first responders– 1
Anura Shah and Doug Wyllie discuss the basics of crisis intervention training for first responders.
Opioid overdoses and police use of naloxone–
Dave Adler discusses police response to opioid overdoses and the use of naloxone.
The fentanyl dangers first responders face–
NIST researchers demonstrate screening techniques that can help prevent accidental exposure to synthetic opioids.
Cop, civilian work in bed of speeding truck to save OD victim–
A mountie and a civilian helped save the man’s life.
Coast Guard offloads approximately 20 tons of cocaine– 1
Coast Guard crew members offload seized cocaine from the cutter in San Diego on Oct. 27, 2016. Nearly 20 tons of cocaine were interdicted in international waters off the coast of Central and South America.
Police Face Health Dangers in Fight Against Fentanyl & Heroin Epidemic–
The synthetic painkiller known as fentanyl has become an increasing problem for law enforcement officers throughout the country. Fentanyl can be lethal if exposed to even a small amount of the substance. The TacticID Handheld Raman Analyzer is helping law enforcement to identify fentanyl, as well as other street drugs like heroin and cocaine.
Dogs eat heroin at Denver doggy day care–
Dogs ingested heroin after a suspect police were pursuing dropped 11 baggies of heroin over the fence of a doggy day care.
60s drug training video–
A 1960s video trains officers how to spot drugs.
DEA warns Fentanyl is dangerous for drug-sniffing K-9s–
The DEA warns police officers and K-9's to be extra careful around Fentanyl.
Md. police use force on suspect crack dealer– 1
While running, the suspect strikes a female officer before he was taken to the ground by a state trooper.
Drug traffickers get high, call cops on themselves–
The traffickers were travelling with 20 pounds of marijuana when they got paranoid.
How Australian cops determine whether someone is on drugs–
A humorous video showing how police officers detect whether someone is high or not.
Why it's important for cops to know how to read body language– 1
Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie sits down with Beau Cisco and discusses the importance of knowing how to detect what body language is communicating.
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