Drugs and Crime

Drugs and Crime

Drugs and Crime By: Josh Valdez   What’s the nature of the drugs-crime link? The connection between drugs and crime are empirical. Those who sell or use illicit drugs are more likely to commit crime. Of course, using it, transporting it, and possession, are all...
Are Opiates Overprescribed

Are Opiates Overprescribed

Are Opiates Overprescribed? By: Josh Valdez   Opiates are drugs used to reduce pain felt within the body. Opioids include Morphine, OxyContin, and even Heroin. Prescribing such drugs has been a controversial topic within our society for many years. Over the past...
Foundation of The Thin Blue Line

Foundation of The Thin Blue Line

Foundation of The Thin Blue Line Anger is what plagues me at times, and Law Enforcement Week is no exception. My father's death brought me grief, the kind of grief that seeps deep down into the marrow of your bones and never really leaves, but now its anger. Every...
Close Surveillance

Close Surveillance

This is another case example in which Covert Law Enforcment Surveillance Systems were placed very close to the target address. Invesitgation was conducted for several weeks, and the resulting warrant lead to the recovery of over a pound of meth and stolen...
Rip Buy

Rip Buy

On this particular investigation there were two separate Covert Law Enforcement Surveillance systems used for several weeks. As the time drew close for an undercover agent to purchase several pounds of Meth, a rip buy was set up in a near by parking lot. This...
Urban Blended

Urban Blended

In this close knitt condominium complex there were few locations that a surveillance system could be safely deployed... Until, they were able to use a Covert Law Enforcement Video Surveillance System. Agents were able to quickly, and indiscreately deploy a camera...