January 25, 2022

DEA: Heroin, fentanyl are biggest drug threat to US

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The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration says opioid overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year. A DEA report obtained by The Associated Press shows heroin, fentanyl and other opioids continue to be the highest drug threat in the nation. The National Drug Threat Assessment will be released publicly Friday. […]

Police across the US are buying an affordable iPhone cracker

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By Mariella Moon from engadget More and more authorities in the US are getting access to an affordable device that can unlock iPhones, according to Motherboard. The publication’s investigation has revealed that a number of local and regional police forces, including Maryland’s and Indiana’s, have either already bought or are thinking of buying a new […]

4 out of 5 people who had cash seized by the Drug Enforcement Administration weren’t charged with a crime

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By Veronika Bondarenko From Business Insider The vast majority of people who have had cash seized by the Drug Enforcement Agency weren’t convicted of doing anything wrong. In a report released on March 29, the Department of Justice’s Inspector General found that, since 2007, the DEA seized $3.2 billion in cash from people who weren’t […]

FBI finally plans to track police killings

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By Colin Dailedar From Mashabl Oct 17, 2016 Two years ago, as American media outlets began to realize the story of police brutality in America wasn’t just confined to Ferguson, Missouri, journalists started to look for context in data that seemed like it should be readily available. How often do American police officers kill people? […]

Three J’cans among seven nabbed in US drug bust

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From Jamaica Observer SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (CMC) – Seven Caribbean nationals have been apprehended following two massive drug seizures by the United States Coast Guard in the region. On Friday, the Coast Guard said it seized contraband – with an estimated value of US$33.9 million on two separate occasions. tIn the aftermath of the […]