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2 CO Officers Hospitalized After Struggle With Suspected Heroin User

July 24, 2017
Two Thornton, CO, police officers were hospitalized Friday during a struggle with a man accused of shooting up heroin at a park.

FL Drug Dealer Calls 911 Asking for Help to Find Stolen Cocaine

July 19, 2017
David Blackmon called 911, identified himself as a drug dealer, and proceeded to report that cash and cocaine had been stolen from his car

Police Fentanyl Overdose Risk Exaggerated, Experts Say

July 4, 2017
Experts agree that the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl and its even deadlier relatives pose potential hazards to police who come in contact with the drugs. But there is also concern that the risks are being overblown.

Stiff Drug Offense Sentences Save Lives

June 16, 2017

Thanks to new Attorney General Jeff Sessions and a recent FBI report, former President Obama's mythology regarding alleged "non-violent" drug dealers has been debunked.

Charlotte Police Announce New Training for Officers Amid Wave of Overdoses

June 15, 2017
A sergeant who works with Crime Scene Investigations said she has trained 200 officers to properly deal with possible fentanyl cases, and said her department is actively trying to prepare officers.

Pot-Sniffing Dogs Still Useful in CA, Officers Say

June 13, 2017
Legal marijuana is in the air across California, but local and state law enforcement agencies say they won’t retire their pot-sniffing narcotics dogs anytime soon.

With Synthetic Opioids On the Rise, Feds Look to Protect First Responders

June 9, 2017
Some chemical agents used to process illicit drugs are so toxic that even non-users and emergency responders are at risk of an overdose, the Drug Enforcement Administration warned police departments across the United States this week.

Colorado to Use Pot Tax Revenues to Fund Pot Busts

June 9, 2017
The first recreational pot market in the U.S. notched another marijuana first Thursday when Colorado started using marijuana taxes to fund police efforts to crack down on illegal growing operations.

NC Officers Discover Massive Opium Poppy Growing Operation

May 23, 2017
Deputies estimate that the plants found near Claremont are worth a half-billion dollars. They said some of the plants had been cut to allow collection of the opium resin.

Video: NC Officers Discover Massive Opium Poppy Growing Operation

May 23, 2017
Deputies estimate that the plants found near Claremont are worth a half-billion dollars. They said some of the plants had been cut to allow collection of the opium resin.

Baltimore Homicide Detectives to Begin Investigating Drug Overdoses

May 3, 2017
For the first time, Baltimore police have begun investigating overdoses in an effort to trace drugs back to dealers, joining a wave of Maryland law enforcement agencies showing up at 911 calls previously left to medics.

FL Sheriff Makes Good on Viral Video Threat to Local Dealers

April 17, 2017
Lake County, FL, Sheriff Peyton Grinnell is keeping his promise to drug dealers: He’s coming for them.

NC Agency's Newest K-9s Are Rescue Pit Bulls

March 20, 2017
North Carolina's Clay County Sheriff's Office announced, proudly, that two new narcotic detection dogs had joined the team. Their names are Phantom and Sarah — and both are pit bulls, rescued from shelters and trained to be key members of the force.

Video: Ohio Officer, Man Hit By Gunfire Amid Drug Search

March 16, 2017
Police say a Columbus officer was shot in the hip at a home where the gunfire suspect was arrested and another man was shot in the leg.

AL PD Uses Asset Forfeiture Funds from Big Seizure to Buy Needed Gear

March 14, 2017
Thanks to an OnStar tip two years ago that led them to four pounds of powder cocaine and a quarter-million dollars, the entire Pleasant Grove (AL) Police Department was able to use asset forfeiture funds to become better equipped.

NYPD Officer Promoted After Helping Bring El Chapo to Justice

January 27, 2017
Det. Diana Spangenberg, a 15-year NYPD veteran who worked on the investigation that led to the arrest of Mexican drug lord El Chapo, has been made detective first grade, police said Friday.

Man Accused of Shooting TX Officers Acquitted

December 14, 2016
A Nueces County, TX, jury acquitted a man who shot Corpus Christi police officers executing a raid on his home, saying a "botched" operation and contradicting testimony led to their decision.

2 GA Officers Shot Serving Warrant

December 12, 2016
Two Byron, GA, police officers were shot early Monday while serving a warrant on Ga. 42 in Crawford County.

Puerto Rico Sergeant Slain, 2 Officers Wounded in Shootout With Drug Traffickers

October 17, 2016
Sgt. Luis Meléndez-Maldonado was shot and killed as he and other agents were conducting a narcotics trafficking investigation in Humacao, Puerto Rico.

Hound Labs: Sniffing Out Marijuana

October 10, 2016

The Hound is completely different in that it measures the amount of THC in a person's breath – which stays there for only a matter of hours at most. It measures blood alcohol content through breath as well.

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