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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.

CT SWAT Officers Breathe in Fentanyl, Heroin During Drug Raid

September 15, 2016
A flash-bang grenade tossed into a stash house in Hartford, CT, Tuesday night kicked up powdered fentanyl and heroin that SWAT officers raiding the building breathed in, police said.

Hound Labs Inc. Announces Successful Field Trials of Marijuana Breathalyzer with Law Enforcement

September 13, 2016
Hound Labs Inc. announced today that it has field-tested its marijuana breathalyzer, tested by law enforcement at the roadside, and the portable breathalyzer can detect and measure recently consumed THC in breath from consumption of both smoked and edible marijuana products.

Video: Deputies Rammed by Suspect Justified In Opening Fire During Drug Sting

June 2, 2016
Centeno started the car and rammed the Cave Springs officer's truck, causing the officer to fall to the ground. The suspect then swerved the car toward the deputy who told him to show his hands and continued to swerve until he struck the deputy.

Deputies Rammed by Suspect Justified In Opening Fire During Drug Sting

June 2, 2016
Benton County, AR, deputies were justified in opening fire during a "sting" operation in a Walmart parking lot during which the suspect hit two officers with his car and fled, the Benton County prosecutor said Tuesday. More Here.

Chicago Police Making Fewest Drug Arrests in Decades

May 10, 2016
Chicago Police are on pace to make 13,000 narcotics arrests by year’s end. That would be the smallest annual tally since 1973, two years after President Richard Nixon declared a national war on drugs.

Video: Undercover Alabama Officer, Suspect in Critical Condition After Shootout

April 1, 2016
The officer, who family members say was shot in the leg and lower abdomen, went into surgery this morning to have part of his lower intestine removed.

Indiana Deputy Killed in Mobile Home Shootout

March 20, 2016
A Howard County, IN, deputy was fatally shot while serving a warrant early Sunday morning, according to Indiana State Police.

Video: South Carolina Officer Shot Serving Warrant, 2 in Custody

March 14, 2016
A man wanted on drug charges is accused of shooting a Woodruff, SC, police officer while the officer was serving an arrest warrant.

South Carolina Officer Shot Serving Warrant, 2 in Custody

March 14, 2016
The injured Woodruff, SC, officer could hear a young child crying out from a back bedroom and did not return fire for fear of harming the child. More Here.

AS&E Introduces the CarView Portal to Inspect Small Vehicles

February 17, 2016
American Science and Engineering Inc. today introduced the CarView portal, an advanced high-throughput scanning system for superior detection of hidden threats in cars and small vehicles.

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.
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