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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.

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.
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