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Explore hot topics in the multifaceted conversation around drug use in today’s society
View this webinar to learn about the importance of identifying controlled substances in the field due to the rise of high potency counterfeit pills
LEOs interviewed said the law decriminalizing small amounts of heroin and other street drugs is ineffective and they believe it negatively affects public safety
The bipartisan agreement would avoid making the state the second in the U.S. to decriminalize the possession of controlled substances
The union and 19 community groups are appealing to a federal judge to be heard before the city finalizes the Safehouse deal
This most recent offense marks the fourth time in 2022 that Stephen Joel Horton was arrested — and ninth time since 2017
The officer was hospitalized as a young boy after being given candy laced with LSD at a local fair
The suspect tried to go through TSA screening “with several bags of candy and miscellaneous snacks with the intent of boarding a plane,” deputies said
“Using happy colors to make a deadly drug seem fun and harmless is a new low, even for the Mexican cartels.”
Sheriff: “We are in a war we’re not winning. Americans have to stand up and say these social media companies are complicit in these deaths”
“These traffickers and dealers eyeing New York City for rainbow fentanyl drops are showing all of us their true colors: to target kids.”
Rainbow-colored fentanyl has been detected in California and appears to be traveling up the West Coast from Mexico for distribution
With the proliferation of fentanyl-laced pills masquerading as prescription drugs, just one pill might be one too many
Retired DEA agent and expert guests explore drug production, trafficking, and the role of law enforcement and harm reduction to combat the flow of fentanyl into our communities
Opioid settlement funding will continue for 11 to 18 years, and it is expected that more settlements will be forthcoming. Is your agency getting its share?
Given the complexity of the crisis from a safety and investigative standpoint, officers must be equipped with the right technology
Federal Resources develops a progressive and comprehensive training program for first responders, schools, families, and communities to reduce opioid use, overdoses, deaths, and the stigma surrounding seeking help to save lives
Improve accuracy, sample integrity and officer safety using advanced drug detection kits
Chemical identification devices from Smiths Detection come with access to ReachBackID, a hotline to scientists for help to analyze and interpret data collected in the field
The portable TruNarc device provides on-the-spot analysis of unknown substances that can provide definitive identification without requiring officers to handle dangerous drugs
Protect yourself with common-sense precautions, portable detection tools and a little know-how
Concerned about a spike in young people using meth or other illegal drugs, residents have vowed to confront suspected dealers en masse
Take steps to defend personnel against exposure and infection on the job in order to avoid expensive lost time and medical costs
Being able to test for drugs at the scene of an arrest allows officers to protect themselves and spot the guilty while saving time and money on lab tests
Follow these steps to limit your exposure risk and improve your safety
Know what you’re dealing with on scene by using a non-contact chemical identifier
From vet visits to ballistic vests and drug detection tools, here’s how to promote the health and safety of your four-legged officers