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Florida Man Calls Police to Test Illegal Drugs

June 14, 2018
Douglas Kelly contacted the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office and said he purchased methamphetamine about a week earlier and had a “bad reaction” after smoking the narcotic.

Police Could Access Drug Database Under Proposed North Carolina Law

June 14, 2018
The Controlled Substance Reporting System is a database of prescriptions that doctors and pharmacists can use to see if a patient is getting controlled substances from multiple doctors.

Minneapolis Police Cease Undercover Marijuana Operations

June 8, 2018
The Minneapolis Police Department has ordered its officers to discontinue sting operations that target “low-level” marijuana possession and sales.

California K-9 Finds 60 Pounds of Meth First Day on the Job

May 21, 2018
Rye, West Covina's newest K-9 recruit, came to the scene where he sniffed out more meth that had been hidden inside two compartments. One was located under the driver's seat, with the other located under the passenger's seat.

Cocaine Breathalyzers On the Horizon for Law Enforcement

May 11, 2018
A cocaine breathalyzer may soon help law enforcement sniff out the drug within minutes, thanks to a new low-cost, chemical-sensing chip being developed.

Nebraska State Patrol On Track to Break Marijuana Busts Record

May 11, 2018
The Nebraska State Patrol said they've already confiscated more than 4,500 pounds of marijuana this year and it's only May.

K-9s Would Have to be Killed if Illinois Legalizes Pot, Official Says

May 9, 2018
Legalizing marijuana in Illinois could lead to possible euthanasia or early retirement for law enforcement K-9s in the state already trained to sniff out the drug, according to Macon County officials.

Video: Ohio Officer Administered Narcan During Drug Arrest

April 16, 2018
A body camera video shows one officer administering Narcan to a Columbus, OH, police officer after he came in contact with an unknown narcotic during a drug arrest and started to display effects.

Ohio Officer Administered Narcan During Drug Arrest

April 16, 2018
A body camera video shows one officer administering Narcan to a Columbus, OH, police officer after he came in contact with an unknown narcotic during a drug arrest and started to display effects. More Here.

Trump Wants Federal Death Penalty for Some Opioid Dealers

March 16, 2018
In addition to a federal death penalty for some drug dealers, the White House plan also calls for making it easier to invoke the mandatory minimum sentence for drug traffickers who knowingly distribute illegal opioids that can be lethal, like fentanyl.

Be a Jack of All Trades, Not a Master of One

March 1, 2018

Focusing on just one vehicle, penal, or narcotics code sub-specialty means that crooks are getting away with other stuff around you. You should strive to be both the Jack of All Trades and the Master of All of Them.

The Measure of Our Success

March 1, 2018

Good intentions are not enough when we make decisions for criminal justice.

MX908 Responds to the Fentanyl Crisis with New Drug Hunter Mode

March 1, 2018
MX908TM leverages high-pressure mass spectrometry TM to deliver dramatically enhanced sensitivity and broader threat category coverage.

San Francisco to Wipe Out Thousands of Marijuana Convictions

January 31, 2018
San Francisco will retroactively apply California's new marijuana legalization laws to prior convictions, expunging or reducing misdemeanor and felony convictions dating back to 1975, the district attorney's office announced Wednesday.

NASRO Supports Enforcement of Federal Marijuana Laws

January 8, 2018
NASRO executive director Mo Canady said that his organization believes that the attorney general's decision will make it more difficult for youth to obtain and use marijuana.

AG Sessions Wants to Enforce Federal Marijuana Law in Legal Weed States

January 4, 2018
In a memo sent to U.S. attorneys Thursday, Sessions noted that federal law prohibits the possession and sale of marijuana, and he undid several previous Obama administration memos that advised against bringing weed prosecutions in states where it was legal to use for recreational or medical purposes.

CA Couple Used Drone to Deliver Drugs, Police Say

December 27, 2017
A California couple were charged on Tuesday after they allegedly used a drone to deliver drugs to customers while a 9-year-old girl lived in their drug-littered home, police said.

California Officers Raid Massive Illegal Weed Operation

December 15, 2017
Inside the four-story warehouse, police found thousands of plants stacked next to one another under heat lamps on wood tables and an advanced irrigation system. The electric bill for the property was about $67,000 per month, police said.

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.
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