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AG Sessions Creates New DEA Office to 'Turn Tide' in Opioid Crisis

November 30, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday that the DEA's 22nd field office would be located in Louisville, Ky., part of a region plagued by the abuse of the prescription painkiller, heroin and the deadly synthetic drug fentanyl.

Video: Baltimore Officer Shot in Hand, Footage Released

November 30, 2017
A Baltimore police officer was shot in the hand Wednesday around 7:45 p.m., just hours after the funeral of slain Baltimore Detective Sean Suiter. A suspect is in custody.

Baltimore Officer Shot in Hand, Footage Released

November 30, 2017
A Baltimore police officer was shot in the hand Wednesday around 7:45 p.m., just hours after the funeral of slain Baltimore Detective Sean Suiter. Video of the incident has been released. More Here.

Undercover Officers from 2 Detroit Precincts Fight Each Other During Raid

November 13, 2017
“This is probably one of the most embarrassing things I’ve seen in this department since I’ve been appointed as chief,” Chief James Craig said during a news conference this afternoon at police headquarters.

AG Sessions, Speaking at IACP, Vows to 'Dismantle' International MS-13 Gang

October 23, 2017
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday formally designated the criminal gang MS-13 as a priority for federal law enforcement, vowing to use agencies ranging from the FBI to Homeland Security and the IRS to dismantle it.

TN Deputy 'OK' After Being Dragged During Bust

October 20, 2017
Hamblen County, TN, Deputy Bradley Gilmer, a narcotics investigator, escaped injury Thursday after he was dragged for about 30 feet down South Cumberland Street by an alleged crystal-meth dealer who was making an impromptu, high-speed getaway, authorities say.

More Police in Canada Bringing Fentanyl Manslaughter Charges

October 11, 2017
Several forces and prosecutors across Canada are now laying manslaughter charges against those who allegedly supplied fentanyl to people who overdosed and died.

Fentanyl Bust Was Largest In NYC History, Officials Say

September 20, 2017
Two combined federal and local narcotics investigations in recent weeks netted the largest haul of the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl in New York City history, disrupting what officials said Monday were retail drug operations trafficking throughout the metropolitan area.

8 NYPD Officers Sickened by Toxic Fumes at Suspected Drug Lab

September 1, 2017
Eight New York Police Department officers were taken to the hospital early Friday after entering an alleged drug lab in Queens and inhaling fumes believed to have been from a highly toxic synthetic opioid.

Smugglers Use Drone to Fly Meth Over Mexican Border Into San Diego

August 21, 2017
Ten minutes later, federal authorities had busted what they say is their first confirmed case of drug smuggling by drone in San Diego County.

Video: TX Officer Run Over, Pinned Under SUV by Drug Suspect

August 1, 2017
A Waco, TX, officer is in critical but stable condition and the suspect is dead after the officer was pinned under a vehicle while attempting to serve a search warrant.

TX Officer Run Over, Pinned Under SUV by Drug Suspect

August 1, 2017
A Waco, TX, officer is in critical but stable condition and the suspect is dead after the officer was pinned under a vehicle while attempting to serve a search warrant. More Here.

White House Opioid Commission Asks Trump to Declare 'National Emergency' to Combat Overdoses

August 1, 2017
The White House Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis has asked President Donald Trump to "declare a national emergency" to help fight the deadly opioid epidemic.

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.
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