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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.

Man Dragged Pa. Officer 150 Feet with Jeep

March 7, 2011
The officer fired and struck Ernest Bryant Matthews, 22, on Friday, after he accelerated away from the officer at 11 p.m. Friday. Two York officers noticed what they believed was a drug transaction occurring in the Jeep, reports Public Opinion Online.

No-Knock Searches: Reasonable or Deadly?

March 7, 2011
Incidents like the Todd Blair shooting put pressure on judges to deny requests for no-knock warrants. Don't ask for a no-knock warrant unless it really is necessary.

Oregon Sheriff Behind 'Faces of Meth' Creates 'From Drugs to Mugs'

February 28, 2011
As with "Faces of Meth," the documentary uses booking photos to show faces that were once normal, yet become ravaged, toothless wrecks to illustrate the physical damage caused by abusing meth, cocaine, and heroin.

Drug Awareness: From Drugs to Mugs

February 28, 2011

The Multnomah County (Ore.) Sheriff’s Office has released the follow-up to its "Faces of Meth" drug-awareness program, called "From Drugs to Mugs." It features interviews with 22 inmates, law enforcement personnel and others who see the physical damage caused by meth abuse. Source: MCSO via YouTube.

Oregon Man's Dog Flings Drug-Filled Sock Toward Deputy

February 17, 2011
A Sherman County (Ore.) Sheriff's deputy had help from a suspect's pit bull during a vehicle stop, when the dog wrestled away a marijuana-filled sock and tossed it toward the officer.

States Rush to Ban Fake Bath Salts

February 11, 2011
Several states, including Louisiana, North Dakota and Florida, have issued emergency bans on fake bath salts that contain a synthetic drug. The bath salts, which users can purchase online, cause paranoia, hallucinations and on some occasions, violent behavior.

Ex-Philly Cops Plead Guilty To Heroin Conspiracy

February 7, 2011
Two former Philadelphia Police officers have pleaded guilty to a heroin conspiracy involving their plan to rob a dealer, and then distribute the drug to another person they believed to be a dealer and money launderer but who was an undercover officer.

New Legal Street Drug Comes in the Form of Bath Salts, Plant Food

January 14, 2011
Mephedrone and similar chemicals are being sold over the internet in the form of bath salt, plant food or insect repellent intended for the purpose of a cheap, legal high.

Prosecutor Says NY Cop Is 'Drug Dealer In a Police Uniform'

December 22, 2010
The Niagara Falls (N.Y.) officer had pleaded guilty to narcotics, weapons, and civil rights charges. A federal grand jury originally indicted the officer on 10 counts of sexually assaulting women in his custody, possessing a firearm while committing a drug trafficking crime, and conspiracy to distribute cocaine.

Meth Superlab In Georgia

December 1, 2010

Take a closer look at the raid led by the Gwinnett County (Ga.) PD's Special Investigation Section of a meth house in suburban Atlanta that resulted in the seizure of almost a half-ton of methamphetamine with a street value of $44 million. Police arrested a Texas man in connection with the bust. Photos courtesy of Gwinnett County PD.

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