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Video: Louisiana Deputy Shot During DEA Raid, Suspect in Custody

January 26, 2016
A Jefferson Parish, LA, deputy was in critical condition after being shot five times in the Holy Cross neighborhood of New Orleans Tuesday morning.

Louisiana Deputy Shot During DEA Raid, Suspect in Custody

January 26, 2016
A Jefferson Parish, LA, deputy was in critical condition after being shot five times during a drug raid in New Orleans Tuesday morning. More Here.

Under the Influence

November 17, 2015

You notice a driver weaving in and out of traffic, so you signal with lights and siren for him to pull over. He definitely seems out of sorts, so you conduct the standardized field sobriety tests, which he fails. But when you administer a breath test, his blood alcohol content (BAC) is way below the legal limit for alcohol–despite his clearly exhibiting signs of being under the influence. What you have here is most likely a case of "drug driving."

Video: First Dog Certified to Sniff Out Prescription Drugs Has Died

November 17, 2015
K-9 Kash, a 6-year-old Belgian Malinois, was diagnosed with cancer late last year but continued to work until July. He was the first in the United States certified to sniff out prescription drugs.

First Dog Certified to Sniff Out Prescription Drugs Has Died

November 17, 2015
K-9 Kash, a 6-year-old Belgian Malinois, was diagnosed with cancer late last year but continued to work until July. He was the first in the United States certified to sniff out prescription drugs. More Here.

New York Sergeant Dies Searching for Pot Growing Operation

September 18, 2015
Meier, 51, and a fellow Crawford officer were investigating a tip that someone was growing marijuana back in a section of fields and woods on old farmland accessible only by a dirt road when he fell ill.

Louisiana Deputies Exchange Fire with Drug Suspects

September 3, 2015
When officers made eye contact with the individuals, deputies said they began to act suspiciously. As the officers drove around the block to approach the subjects through the open lot, they saw two of the males walking away from them on James Drive. The subjects turned into an alley between James Drive and Charleston, and the officers lost sight of them.

White House Announces Push to Combat Growing Heroin Epidemic

August 18, 2015
About $2.5 million from President Obama's anti-drug programs will target heroin abuse in New England, Appalachia and East Coast cities, and $1.3 million will go to fight trafficking on the border with Mexico.

Washington Detective Dies Investigating Marijuana Grow

August 18, 2015
Brent Hanger, a 47-year-old WSP detective from Mount Vernon, was part of a statewide drug task force investigating a report of an illegal marijuana grow when he suffered a heart attack.

Video: Florida Deputy Catches $12M Worth of Cocaine While Fishing

August 11, 2015
A Charlotte County, Fla., deputy was fishing off duty when he caught 50 pounds of cocaine worth millions in the Gulf of Mexico.

Off-Duty Deputy Catches $12M Worth of Cocaine While Fishing

August 11, 2015
A Charlotte County, Fla., deputy was fishing off duty when he caught 50 pounds of cocaine worth millions in the Gulf of Mexico. More Here.

No Charges Against Officers In Maryland Stun Gun Death

August 7, 2015
Five police officers involved in the stun-gun-related death of a home invasion suspect won't be criminally charged, citing that the man died from drug-induced "excited delirium in the setting of police restraint."

XCAT Narcotics, GSR and Explosives Detection System

July 24, 2015
The XCAT Narcotics, GSR, and Explosives detection system detects trace and visible substances in less than 2 minutes.

Heroin Use Spikes Among Women, Higher-Income Groups

July 10, 2015
According to a study by the CDC and the FDA, Heroin use doubled among women and more than doubled among non-Hispanic whites. It increased dramatically among people with incomes above $50,000 and with private health insurance.

Video: DEA, Atlanta PD Make $8 Million Drug Bust

May 8, 2015
The DEA says a raid on that home yielded 14 kilograms of heroin that was wrapped up and made to look like Mexican candy. The DEA says investigators also found 50 kilograms of meth in liquid form.

Mass. PD to Stop Arresting Addicts Who Request Help

May 7, 2015
Under the city's plan, addicts who seek help at the Gloucester police station will be paired immediately with on-call volunteers — called "angels" — who will take them to an emergency room, if necessary, and help find detox, treatment, and other services afterward.

Dog Follows Cops' Orders, Lies Down With Owner After Drug Bust

April 6, 2015
An alleged drug dealer's dog decided he had no bones to pick with Brazilian cops during a bust – lying down alongside the suspects ready to be thrown in the pound.

Shot Albuquerque Officer Broke His Cover During Drug Sting

January 26, 2015
The undercover Albuquerque PD officer who was shot by a lieutenant earlier this month broke his cover and revealed himself as a police officer to a drug trafficking suspect that had produced a pellet gun, which looked like a real firearm.

XCAT Narcotics, Explosives and Gunshot Residue Detection System

December 19, 2014
Sample suspects at the scene for GSR, test trace samples of narcotics, swab for explosives – all with one system.

One in Custody After DEA Agent Hit by Suspect's Car

December 8, 2014
At least one man was in custody after a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration special agent suffered a head injury and a broken leg when he was hit by a suspect's car in the Ashburn neighborhood of Chicago Sunday afternoon, police said.
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