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Indiana Police Arrest 45 Suspects in Meth Roundup Operation

August 1, 2018
Police in Kokomo, IN, announced the arrest of 45 suspects in a massive drug roundup aimed at curbing the spread of methamphetamine in the area.

The Homeless Crisis: Why Service Providers Should Partner with Police

July 27, 2018
We cannot fix the problem of homelessness through enforcement actions alone. Police are the people being called to deal with the issue at a street level, but they are not the people who have the capabilities to address the root causes of chronic homelessness — the two most common being mental health issues and substance abuse.

Legal Weed Putting Some Canadian Police Dogs Out of Work

July 25, 2018
"Our interdiction dogs are often used to form grounds to continue searching or to arrest people," said Staff Sgt. Gary Creed, a senior trainer with the RCMP's police dog service in Innisfail, Alberta., where all of the national police force's dogs are trained. If they are trained to sniff marijuana, some of their evidence would not be admissible in court, he said.

Massachusetts Police Seize Guns, Drugs, Cash in 4 Simultaneous Raids

July 20, 2018
The raids were conducted by troopers from the Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit, Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section and C3 community policing unit, as well as officers from the FBI Western Massachusetts Gang Task Force, Drug Enforcement Administration and Holyoke police.

Oregon Man with Over a Pound of MDMA Crashes Into Police Car

July 16, 2018
An Oregon Man — identified as 25-year-old Toren Paul Flom — was in possession of 458 grams of the psychoactive drug, Molly/MDMA (3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine) in his vehicle when he crashed his car into a Portland police vehicle.

Data-Sharing Website May Speed Response to New Illegal Drugs

July 13, 2018
The 'NPS Data Hub' will help forensic chemists identify new types of fentanyl and other narcotics more quickly.

Indiana Police Seize "Trump-Shaped Ecstasy Pills"

July 2, 2018
Among the illegal drugs seized were what police describe as "Trump-shaped ecstasy pills," with an image of the president on one side, and the words "great again" printed on the other.

FBI, DEA, Local California Agencies, Take Down Major Meth Ring

June 22, 2018
An eight-month operation by the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has resulted in the seizure of large quantities of methamphetamine and marijuana.

NYPD Unveils New Policy to “Reduce Unnecessary Marijuana Arrests”

June 21, 2018
According to NYPD projections, the new policy will likely reduce overall marijuana arrests in New York City by about 10,000 per year based on 2017 arrest records and patterns.

Georgia Officer Busted in Drug Raid Resigns

June 14, 2018
Atlanta Police Officer Iris Rowe tendered her resignation on Wednesday after she was among the subjects arrested in a raid at an apartment complex on Monday during which officers found marijuana, pills, guns, ammunition, and cash.

Two Hospitalized After Unwittingly Consuming ‘Edibles’

June 14, 2018
Two hotel housekeepers in Vermont were hospitalized Wednesday after they unknowingly ate marijuana edibles.

Ohio Drug Smuggling Task Force Announces Major Fentanyl Seizure

June 14, 2018
Officials said that the volume of drugs had “the capability of killing more than four million people.”

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.

Deployment Strategies for Handheld Thermal Imagers

June 1, 2018

Forward-thinking agency heads and even individual officers or agents are no longer waiting for someday because they realize the needs are great and the cost of handheld thermal technology is now within reach of nearly any group or professional.

Video: FBI Raids Target Mexican Mafia's L.A. Jail Drug Trafficking

May 24, 2018
Authorities arrested dozens of people Wednesday as part of Operation Dirty Thirds, a multi-agency dragnet targeted at a Los Angeles County jail drug trafficking scheme controlled by the Mexican mafia.

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.

Protecting Police Dogs From Fentanyl

May 14, 2018
Fentanyl is 30 to 50 times more potent than heroin—so deadly that just a few inhaled grains can cause an overdose. (A few human police officers have been hospitalized after accidentally inhaling puffs of the substance.) That can be a problem when sniffing is a police dog’s primary mode of detective work.

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.
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