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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.

Georgia Chief Deputy Killed Answering Door at Home

November 15, 2010
Chief Deputy Kevin Roberts, 48, was fatally shot by 37-year-old Sherman Ash Branch, the subject of a Greene County Sheriff's Office narcotics investigation. Branch then killed himself.

It's Time to Get Tough on Drugs, America

November 3, 2010

If we want to dry up the market, we have to make the penalties for drug possession more than a hand slap.

Patrolling the Broken Border

October 31, 2010

A metal fence divides Nogales, USA from another Nogales: Nogales, Sonora, a much poorer Nogales where law enforcement is under attack from drug trafficking cartels and the cartels are under attack from many rivals.

Pennsylvania Man Calls 911 to Complain About Bad Pot

October 25, 2010
A southwestern Pennsylvania man called 911 to complain about the "nasty weed" he smoked.

California Police, Feds Arrest More Than 250 In Massive Drug Sweep

October 22, 2010
For "Operation Red Rein," the LAPD joined forces with federal agents to target 10 mid-level drug gangs, including the East Side Pain, Waterfront Piru, East Side Wilmas, North Side Wilmas, Harbor City Crips, Compton Avenue Crips, Fruit Town Piru, El Monte Flores and Primera Flats.

CVS Pharmacy Admits It Sold Meth-Making Chemical To Criminals

October 14, 2010
Retail pharmacy CVS agrees to pay a $77.6-million fine after admitting to unlawfully selling pseudo-ephedrine to criminals. It's the largest civil penalty under the federal Controlled Substance Act, according to the DEA.

California Reduces Penalty for Marijuana Possession

October 3, 2010
California's Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a bill reducing the penalty for possessing an ounce or less of marijuana from a misdemeanor to an infraction.

Five Men Face Murder Charges In Chandler Officer's Slaying

August 3, 2010
Ledesma, 34, was part of an operation involving nearly 12 Chandler police officers, including SWAT members. The type of operation where police bait drug suspects with seized evidence is known as a "reversal."

Chameleon Chemical Agent Test

July 20, 2010
Morphix Technologies' Chameleon, a field-configurable chemical detection unit, provides a low-cost, easy-to-use, hands-free solution for first responders.

Wisconsin Tribal Drug Investigation Adds Two More Convictions

July 14, 2010
Twenty-four defendants have now been sentenced as a result of this investigation into drug dealing on St. Croix tribal lands.

Don't Drug Test Cops

July 7, 2010
The occasional Raphael Perez notwithstanding—which happened to be more a problem of negligent hiring in the first place; the guy was known to be a less-than-ideal candidate at the time of his hiring by LAPD—I believe cops just don't take, toke, or smoke anything they're not supposed to.

Indian Reservations on Both U.S. Borders Become Drug Pipelines

June 17, 2010
The drug gangs take advantage of weak and underfunded tribal police forces and the remoteness of tribal lands, and they find that high unemployment rates and resentment of federal law enforcement agencies make some young Native Americans ready allies.

Unmanned Aircraft Gather Intel In Texas

May 27, 2010
These aircraft are flown remotely by a pair of pilots at ground control stations essentially using a high-tech flight simulator. The drones have a 66-foot wingspan and are powered by a turboprop engine at the rear. Fuel capacity supports 20 hours of flying time.

Feds Bust BGF Heroin Ring at Baltimore Outreach Center

April 14, 2010
The employees are suspected of operating the center to extend the influence of the Black Guerrilla Family.

Bio-Agent Test

March 15, 2010
The Draeger Bio-Agent test is a series of immunological rapid tests to detect biological agents and toxins. You'll get results in 10 to 15 minutes, or in just three minutes for high concentrations.

Cognitive Dissonance

March 11, 2010

I focused on several likely hiding places: a container of Comet cleanser, filled with just cleanser; a PVC piece of pipe—only a bomb; a box of "SOS" pads....wait a minute!

Pennsylvania Trooper On Commercial Duty Finds 6,500 Pounds of Pot

February 4, 2010
A Pennsylvania State Trooper discovered what may be a record marijuana bust in that state, when he pulled over a tractor-trailer that blew through a commercial vehicle checkpoint.

Detroit Police Seize $1.3M Worth of Heroin

February 2, 2010
Detroit Police took about $1.3 million worth of heroin off the streets over the weekend, Detroit Police Chief Warren Evans said today.

SWAT Officers Fire On Fleeing Drug Suspect

January 8, 2010

SWAT officers confront a dangerous drug suspect in this segment from a police reality show, "Every police video has a lesson. The lesson in this one is very clear and explicit, don't try to run over a police officer with your two-tonne SUV otherwise this will happen."

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