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Madison Police Chief Wants To Legalize Pot To Fund Drug Treatment

By McCarton Ackerman

Police Chief Mike Koval pointed to Colorado and Washington as examples, though Wisconsin is not likely to follow their lead anytime soon. MORE  

Hundreds of Cases Impacted By Drug Analyst's Resignation

By McCarton Ackerman

Nearly 200 drug cases could be affected after Brenda Frazier was found to not be following proper protocol. MORE  

Naloxone Distribution: Saving Lives and Restoring Trust in the Police

By Tessie Castillo

Law enforcement departments across the country are finally equipping officers with naloxone—a medication that reverses opiate drug overdose—and teaching them to treat overdose as a medical issue before viewing it as a criminal one.  MORE  

Big Brother Is Watching You: Paranoia, Surveillance, and the Drug War

By Brian Macaulay

Police have new tech to help them predict and enforce the law better than ever—but that also means enforcing the racial bias of drug arrests faster than ever, too. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 7, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Chrissy Teigen throws first pitch while drunk, French hospital serves wine to terminally ill patients, and drunk teacher shows up to work without pants. MORE  

Smell of Weed No Longer Probable Cause For Cops In Massachusetts

By John Lavitt

The supreme court in the Bay State ruled in two separate cases that smell alone does not justify a warrantless search. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 1, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Partygoer pours beer on tiger at London Zoo, drunk airline passenger attacks crew with fake leg, and drone carrying drugs crashes outside prison. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk guy poses as TSA agent and pats down two women, defense attorney admits laundering drug money, and pro-marijuana banking bill passes Republican house. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 3, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Lea Michele began drinking as a toddler, Alabama man cut loose after 12th DUI arrest, and New Jersey man leaves heroin in back seat of cop car. MORE  

Toddler Disfigured By Police Flash Grenade During Drug Raid

By McCarton Ackerman

Another heartbreaking casualty in the never-ending war on drugs. MORE  

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