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United States v Stephens

United States v Stephens

United States v Stephens (1991) Author: Josh Valdez   The court has decided the following: The charges against Stephens still stand. The attempt for a writ of certiorari will be voided due to probable cause and obtaining the evidence needed for conviction...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Distant Surveillance

Distant Surveillance

In this particular investigation the suspects were using an Ice cream shop as a front for the movement of stolen property, and the distribution of methamphetamine. Because of the unique dynamics of this particular location, there was little opportunity to...