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U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy

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  • IZOD Indycar Series news and notes

    IZOD Indycar Series news and notes
    1. Tight race brewing for oval championship: In a 250-lap sprint at Iowa Speedway, Scott Dixon went from 11 points arrears of leader Dario Franchitti to three points clear of his Target Chip Ganassi Racing teammate in the A.J. Foyt Oval Championship...
  • Memorial Program: Honoring Fallen SPD Officer

    Memorial Program: Honoring Fallen SPD Officer
    Thousands gathered at the Key Arena in a somber memorial to honor SPD Officer Timothy Brenton. Key people are speaking at this event including Director of Office of National Drug Control Policy and Former SPD Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske, Governor...
  • Commentary: The Price We'll Pay For Legalizing Pot

    Commentary: The Price We'll Pay For Legalizing Pot
    Last month, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger reignited a heated debate when he called for a civilized discussion on the merits of marijuana legalization. Indeed, the governor was responding to new public opinion polls showing greater interest in the policy idea...
  • Painkiller Danger

    Painkiller Danger
    If the death numbers are staggering, 8,500 from 2001-2005, then consider this. According to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, young adults between the ages of 18 and 25 abuse prescription drugs more than any other age group. Texas Health Dallas...
  • Reports Say SPD Chief Leaving for D.C. Job

    Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske could soon be headed for Washington D.C. to take a high level job in the Obama administration. Q13 Fox News caught up with Chief Kerlikowske Tuesday night and he would not confirm or deny the rumors. A source tells...
  • Mayor Nickels To Announce Interim Police Chief

    Mayor Greg Nickels says he tried to talk his police chief, Gil Kerlikowske into staying in Seattle. In the end, Nickels said, he believes Kerlikowske wanted to serve in a more policymaking position. Kerlikowske was introduced in Washington, D.C....
  • This Week's All-Star Officers: Clark County K-9 Teams

    This Week's All-Star Officers:  Clark County K-9 Teams
    This week's All-Star Officers are very special team of crime-fighters: Clark County's award-winning K-9 Units, including Deputy Brian Ellithorpe and his four legged partner "Saver", and Deputy Rick Osborne, with his K-9, "Kane" Commander Chuck Atkins...
  • U.S. prosecutors rattle, but don't break, Mexican cartels

    U.S. prosecutors rattle, but don't break, Mexican cartels
    Using drug and racketeering statutes and extradition agreements, federal prosecutors are sending a steady parade of Mexican drug lords into U.S. prisons. Although that is having a chilling effect on the smuggling cartels, there is no sign that the...
  • Anti-intimidation effort recruits Anthony

    Representatives of NBA star Carmelo Anthony are negotiating with federal and state officials who want the Baltimore native to participate in a marketing campaign to combat the growing problem of witness intimidation. "He definitely will be outreaching to...
  • The Demonized Seed

    The Demonized Seed
    On an otherwise unremarkable day nearly 30 years ago, in a San Fernando Valley head shop, an ordinary man on LSD had an epiphany. The one thing that could save the world, it came to him, was hemp. Thunderbolts come cheap on LSD, but this one looked...
  • Anti-crime office puts most funds in community groups

    The state crime-control office credited by Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend with making Maryland safer directs the largest chunk of its federal grant dollars not to police agencies, but to community and church groups, schools and citizen patrols for...