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Deployment Strategies for Handheld Thermal Imagers

June 1, 2018

Forward-thinking agency heads and even individual officers or agents are no longer waiting for someday because they realize the needs are great and the cost of handheld thermal technology is now within reach of nearly any group or professional.

Protecting Police Dogs From Fentanyl

May 14, 2018
Fentanyl is 30 to 50 times more potent than heroin—so deadly that just a few inhaled grains can cause an overdose. (A few human police officers have been hospitalized after accidentally inhaling puffs of the substance.) That can be a problem when sniffing is a police dog’s primary mode of detective work.

FL Woman Tipped Off Drug Dealers About Investigation to Get Back at Detective-Husband

June 22, 2017
A FL elementary school teacher who tried to get revenge against her husband by tipping off drug dealers that they were under investigation should spend the next eight years in federal prison because the consequences of her actions were so serious, prosecutors say.

Baltimore Homicide Detectives to Begin Investigating Drug Overdoses

May 3, 2017
For the first time, Baltimore police have begun investigating overdoses in an effort to trace drugs back to dealers, joining a wave of Maryland law enforcement agencies showing up at 911 calls previously left to medics.

Man Charged with Following, Firing on Ohio Narcotics Investigator

April 17, 2017
A coordinated investigation Thursday by three police agencies and the U.S. Marshals Service led to the arrest of a man accused of following and firing shots at a Stark County deputy taking part in a surveillance operation.

Video: Georgia Officer Killed Serving No-Knock Warrant

February 12, 2016
Major Greg Barney was shot and killed while assisting Clayton County, GA, police serving a no-knock drug warrant. He was not wearing a vest.

Georgia Officer Killed Serving No-Knock Warrant

February 12, 2016
Major Greg Barney was shot and killed while assisting Clayton County, GA, police serving a no-knock drug warrant at an apartment complex across the street from his police station. More Here.

Washington K-9 Dies After Inhaling Meth

March 27, 2015
A Tacoma (Wash.) PD K-9 named Barney has died after he came in contact with unwrapped powdered methamphetamine during a narcotics investigation, the Pierce County prosecutor's office said Thursday.

Video: Texas Deputy Hit By Suspected Drug Dealer

July 12, 2014
A suspected drug dealer was arrested after he allegedly ran down a Harris County (Texas) Sheriff’s Deputy with his car. The deputy shot at the car after he sustained minor injury.

Health Department Commends Alabama Police for Combating Spice

May 19, 2014
A Mobile County health officer is commending local law enforcement for their efforts to combat the dangerous drug known as "spice."

DrugTest 5000

April 17, 2014
In the past, roadside drug screening has been difficult because it involved the collection of urine or blood samples. The Dräger DrugTest 5000 mobile oral fluid screening system provides an alternative.

S.C. Police Don't Know How Suspect Drove onto House Roof

November 26, 2013
Columbia, S.C., officers have arrested a known gang member whose vehicle landed on the roof of a local home following a police chase early Saturday morning.

Video: Pittsburgh School Shooting Likely Drug Related

November 14, 2013
The shooting likely occurred because suspected shooter Anjohnito Willet, 16, was seeking revenge for a drug-related robbery and assault that happened inside the school last month.

Pittsburgh School Shooting Likely Drug Related

November 14, 2013
Suspected shooter Anjohnito Willet, 16, was seeking revenge for a drug-related robbery and assault that happened inside the school last month, police say. Read Full Story Here.

Video: N.M. Man Sues Officers, Agencies, Hospital Over Anal Probes

November 7, 2013
David Eckert was subjected to repeated and humiliating forced medical procedures, including X-rays, digital probes of his anus, three enemas, and a colonoscopy. No narcotics were found.

Video: Ariz. Detective Accused of Sleeping with Drug Dealer, Endangering Officers

November 7, 2013
A Tempe, Ariz., undercover detective has resigned in lieu of termination amid accusations that she slept with a drug dealer, compromised an investigation, and endangered fellow officers by blowing their covers, KPHO TV reports.

N.M. Man Sues Officers, Agencies, Hospital Over Anal Probes

November 7, 2013
A Deming, N.M, man is suing several parties, including officers and deputies, over medical procedures that were performed on him in search of narcotics following a traffic stop. Read Full Story Here.

Ariz. Detective Accused of Sleeping with Drug Dealer, Endangering Officers

November 7, 2013
A Tempe, Ariz., undercover detective has resigned in lieu of termination amid accusations that she slept with a drug dealer, compromised an investigation, and endangered fellow officers by blowing their covers. Read Full Story Here.

Drug Suspect Rams Texas Officer, Punches Him

October 10, 2013
A drug suspect rammed an unmarked San Antonio Police vehicle and punched an undercover officer while attempting to flee a vehicle stop early Tuesday.

Federal Judge: Racial Profiling OK In Stings

August 2, 2013
The chief judge of U.S. District Court in Chicago has questioned whether the federal government in a drug case racially profiled African-Americans and Latinos—raising a sensitive issue that for years has arisen in various forms nationwide.
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