Narcotics

  • Avoiding The Dog Response

    We spend an inordinate amount of time training officers to act tactically, but maybe we need to go a step further and assign an officer to the role of safety officer.

    Article • January 27th, 2011

  • New War On Drugs

    There is a new fight in the war on drugs. The battle brewing is one to make pseudoephedrine a controlled substance.

    Article • January 13th, 2011

  • Adolescent RX Drug Abuse

    According to a survey conducted by the United States Department of Health and Human Services in 2006, 9.8% of adolescents from the age of 12 - 17 have admitted to using prescription drugs for nonmedical use.

    Article • November 4th, 2010

  • Prescription Drug Abuse

    Prescription drug abuse is so serious that is leads cocaine and methamphetamine use.

    Article • October 7th, 2010

  • Dangers of Heat for a K9

    With record setting temperatures across most of the United States an important issue facing most K9 handlers is the recognition of heat related injuries.

    Article • September 2nd, 2010

  • Protecting Broward County Waters

    Since 1991, the Sheriff's Office has provided law enforcement services for Port Everglades, from the far east, to the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway.

    Article • August 17th, 2010

  • Meth Is Coming Back Full Force

    Regardless of which type of lab you are working, officers and detectives need to take all measures in protecting themselves.

    Article • August 5th, 2010

  • Legalizing Marijuana

    Whether you support the legalization of marijuana or not you'll find statistics to prove your point.

    Article • July 2nd, 2010

  • Mattie the Black Labrador

    I'd like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to a group of officers that put their lives on the line for nothing more than a thank you, a pat on the head and maybe a biscuit.

    Article • December 24th, 2009

  • How clean is your (evidence) house?

    It doesn't have to be spring to take back control of your property and evidence room

    Article • November 19th, 2009

  • Toxicity in arms trafficking

    The continuing flow of southbound cash and guns and northbound narcotics and migrants overwhelms and compounds problems for both U.S. and Mexico

    Article • September 1st, 2009

  • Can Google spot pot?

              Recent news headlines touted "Google Earth leads to 16 arrests for marijuana."      The story claimed the Narcotics Unit of the police in Switzerland used Google Earth to find the addresses of two farmers thought to be part...

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • Setting up rural narc teams

              Rural narcotics enforcement is challenging. Some say it can't be done, others say it can. One rural sheriff said, "I would need 50 more deputies to make an impact." Another law enforcement administrator told members of a rural...

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • Border Epidemic

    As narco-on-narco crimes escalate, police ask: Who's next?

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • Forensic Narcotic Tests

    MMC America Inc. located in Jacksonville, Florida is a subsidiary of M.M.C.International (manufacturer HQ), specialized in the sales of presumptive narcotics, precursors identification tests and related products. The MMC Narcotic Field Tests are based...

    Product • December 29th, 2008

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