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Charlotte Cops Agree to Plead Guilty On Drug Charges

July 24, 2008
Two former Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers cut a deal with federal prosecutors that, if a judge approves, would let them serve the minimum sentence for conspiring with a suspected drug dealer and informant to sell crack cocaine.

Former DEA Agents Sue Producers of 'American Gangster'

January 24, 2008
Three former Drug Enforcement Administration agents have filed suit against the producers of the movie "American Gangster," saying that the film made them into criminals and did not truthfully show their role in the arrest and prosecution of infamous Harlem drug dealer Frank Lucas.

Reno (Nev.) PD's Motel Interdiction Team

June 1, 2007

The Star of Reno shines no more. Luck ran out a long time ago for those who lodge at the Roulette Motel. And you'll find more grim than glamour at the Monte Carlo. Welcome to downtown Reno, Nev.

Crime at Budget Motels

March 1, 2007

A budget motel can be an epicenter of crime in a neighborhood. Problems at these "no-tell motels" can range from loud parties and public disorder to drug lab and prostitution operations.

M.M.C. Narcotic Identification Tests

March 1, 2007
MMC is the manufacturer of MMC Narcotic Identification Tests. There are many advantages to using the MMC Tests to detect narcotics. Because they don’t use dangerous liquid reagents or acid neutralizers, the tests don’t pose environmental risks.

Street Corner Drug Dealing

January 1, 2007

It has been argued that drug use is a victimless crime. But you’re a cop, and you know better. You’ve seen the overdosed victims, the worried looks on parents’ faces. You’ve also seen the neighborhood deterioration. You know that as drug dealers move in, citizens have a diminished feeling of safety and legitimate businesses move out. This creates an environment suitable not only for drug dealing, but also prostitution, burglaries, robberies, rapes, and murders.

Taking Back the Neighborhood

November 1, 2006

David Kennedy, director of the Center for Crime Prevention and Control at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, had developed a new drug interdiction strategy, and he was trying to sell a police department into trying it. The frustrated officers of the High Point PD were willing guinea pigs.

Salt Lake City PD's Meth Initiative

July 1, 2006

Salt Lake City PD created the Methamphetamine Initiative, which brings together more than 30 public and private agencies to address drug rehab and meth-related property crimes, enhanced prosecution, environmental hazards and, of course, child endangerment issues.

Head of the Class

April 1, 2004

The Center's mission is to provide no-cost counterdrug training and education to law enforcement and drug demand reduction specialists across the 18 northeastern United States spanning Maine to Virginia and west to Wisconsin.

Morality Check

November 1, 2003

Sometimes you have to stand up for what you believe in.

I See You

August 1, 2003

While running after a suspect, I charged around the corner of an alley and the guy hit me over the head, knocking my lights out. I really could have used a tool that let me see around corners that day. And now, today’s cops can have them: easy-to-use tactical video systems.

Death Takes A Holiday

June 1, 2003

The murder rate has been dropping nationwide, and nowhere is it dropping faster than on the streets of America's formerly most dangerous cities.

Search Patterns

May 1, 2003

Patting down a suspect is serious business and you can never be reminded enough of the hazards of doing it poorly.

Finding a Face in the Crowd

October 1, 2002

A security guard looks at the images on the screen in front of him: a video capture of a clean-shaven man with close-cropped hair next to a mugshot of a convicted American drug dealer with a beard and shaggy long hair. They look different, but the guard confirms they are definitely the same man. In minutes, the positively identified man is apprehended.

Club Drugs

April 1, 2002

The sale of club drugs such as ecstacy and LSD has been adopted as a way to fund the personal lifestyles of businessminded gang members. There is some evidence to support the fact that older, mobile gang members are now involved in the sale of these drugs as well.

Stopping the Flow

April 1, 2002

Combined Agencies for Narcotics Enforcement (CANE) was started in September 1987 as a vehicle to target mid- and upper-level narcotics dealers working in and around Montgomery County, Ohio.

Dover (N.H.) Police Department

November 1, 2001

By looking to its past, the Dover (N.H.) Police Department has successfully adapted to the challenges of policing today.

Supreme Court Rules Thermal Imaging Is a Search

June 1, 2001
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that thermal imaging to record the amount of heat emanating from a house, a police practice to help detect illegal drugs, represents a search covered by constitutional privacy protections.

Looking at a Year of Developments

December 1, 2000

Looking back at this year, street gang behaviors have changed little. However, those of us who work the street must have noticed a few unique changes in the types of gang alliances, memberships and the crimes in which some street gangs have been involved.

The War on Drugs: Where Are We?

December 1, 2000

The answer to the drug problem lies in a variety of factors. Education is one. Good parenting is another. Also, while drug abuse is stupid, romanticizing its use through popular culture is more so. Finally, let's not be afraid to pass judgment.

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