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ATF, Oakland Police Arrest 60, Seize 92 Guns

May 30, 2012
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and Oakland Police Department arrested 60 suspects and seized 92 weapons, culminating a four-month investigation.

Texas DPS Patrol Boats Armed for Cartel Threats

May 17, 2012
To protect its troopers against Mexican drug cartel soldiers often armed with military-grade weaponry, the Texas Department of Public Safety has outfitted three boats to patrol the U.S. border splitting the Rio Grande River and Falcon Lake.

Calif. Student Left In Cell Sues DEA for $20M

May 3, 2012
A University of California student who went "completely insane" after Drug Enforcement Administration agents accidentally left him alone in a cell for five days has sued the agency for $20 million.

Fish Fertilizer Helps Drive Away Pot Smokers at Colo. University

April 25, 2012
The University of Colorado successfully suppressed an annual "4/20" marijuana smoking event on its quad on Friday by shutting down the campus and spreading an unpleasant-smelling fish-based fertilizer.

Sophisticated Drug Tunnel Leads To $65M Marijuana Seizure

December 1, 2011
The passageway, found Tuesday after a six-month investigation, connects a warehouse in Otay Mesa with one in Tijuana, Mexico. The 612-yard long passageway is equipped with electric rail cars, lighting, reinforced walls and wooden floors.

Former Sheriff of the Year Caught In Drug Sting

November 30, 2011
A national sheriff of the year was arrested in Colorado in a drug sting attempting to exchange drugs for sex.

California's Budget Fix: Cut Gang and Drug Fighters

November 7, 2011
State lawmakers are positioning their budget axe over the heads of the state Department of Justice's Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement (BNE) and Bureau of Investigation and Intelligence (BII).

Driver Chokes to Death, After Swallowing Bag of Weed

October 26, 2011
A man who was being pursued by police choked to death, after swallowing a plastic bag containing marijuana.

NYPD Corruption Trial Focuses on Bad Narc Busts

October 24, 2011
The trial has yielded troubling testimony about officers "flaking"—planting drugs on subjects to meet arrest quotas and get overtime pay.

Feds Temporarily Ban Chemicals Used in 'Bath Salts'

October 21, 2011
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has issued an emergency order banning three chemicals used to make street drugs known as "bath salts" and "plant food." The chemicals will be illegal for at least 12 months, and could be banned for another six months.

Nissan GT-R Goes Undercover

October 10, 2011

EVI Corp. developed an undercover version of a Nissan GT-R for a client in the Washington, D.C., area. This video displays the vehicle's LED lights. The song is Girls Love Shoes' "Bad Girl."

Calif. Violent Crime Falls To Lowest In 40 Years

September 13, 2011
The California Department of Justice's "Crime in California" shows that violent crime has fallen for the fourth year in a row. Overall, the violent crime rate decreased 6.9 percent, reaching its lowest level since 1968, and homicide and forcible rape rates are the lowest since 1966.

St. Louis Police Enlist Armored Truck for Drug Surveillance

August 29, 2011
The St. Louis PD's new armored car once transported hard currency. Now, the Ninth Division commander will deploy it to deliver information.

Chicago Police Seize $33 Million In Marijuana

August 23, 2011
A Chicago PD narcotics unit's investigation has led to one of the largest narcotics seizures in the department's recent history, netting more than 12,000 pounds of marijuana, seven arrests, seven vehicles, and two firearms.

NAACP: End 'Flawed' War on Drugs

July 27, 2011
NAACP delegates approved a resolution that sets out to outline "the facts about the failed drug war" and points out that the U.S. spends over $40 billion annually to lock up "low-level drug offenders, mostly from communities of color," according to the group.

Exigent Entry

July 7, 2011

Warrantless entries are limited to those authorized by consent, probation or parole search conditions, or "exigent circumstances" involving some sort of emergency requiring immediate action. One category of exigency that may justify warrantless entry is the need to prevent the imminent destruction of evidence.

Cartel Operators Used Indian Reservation As Smuggling Pass-Through

May 19, 2011
Acting in coordination with a southwestern Arizona Native American tribe, the Drug Enforcement Administration arrested 27 of 46 suspected members of the Sinaloa drug cartel who smuggled illegals and drugs through reservation land.

Philadelphia Cop's Wife Sentenced In Drug Conspiracy

May 18, 2011
A federal judge today sentenced the wife of a former Philadelphia police officer to more than 10 years in prison for her role in a heroin conspiracy that included two police officers.

Calif. County Reviews 40 Cases Involving Tainted Agent

March 24, 2011
Norman Wielsch, a state Department of Justice agent, was arrested Feb. 16 and charged with 25 felony counts connected to the alleged theft of methamphetamine, marijuana, steroids and prescription pills.

Feds To Probe SF Narco Hotel Raids

March 11, 2011
The FBI is taking over the investigation of eight San Francisco Police officers accused of conducting illegal searches of hotels with suspected drug activity, District Attorney George Gascon announced Friday.
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