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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.

An Investigator’s Guide to the Methamphetamine Lab

December 1, 2000

The young children watched cartoons in the living room, while in the kitchen their mother dissolved cold tablets in a jar of denatured alcohol. She had closed up the house to keep the odors inside so her neighbors wouldn't call the police.

When Arrogance Beats Experience

August 1, 2000

Telling my partner that we would handle this, I pulled my badge from out of my pocket, cleared my clothing away from my firearm, walked up on the car and yelled, "Police!"  The female driver slammed the car into reverse, heading toward my partner.

Adventures in Law Enforcement 2000

March 1, 2000

Whatever inspired you to become a police officer, when it comes to police work you know law enforcement has many faces.  Aside from the array of different specialties within your own department, each jurisdiction, county or state may put its own spin on these specialties.

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