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Expanded forensic and technical advancements to assist counternarcotics measures
Author(s): Michael E. Calvert; Ronald F. Luna
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Paper Abstract

In the last 15 years, law enforcement efforts have fallen behind in the area of technology. Narcotic traffickers and suppliers have vast amounts of monies to subvert law enforcement counter narcotic efforts. With this money, narcotic offenders have been able to develop, purchase and utilize technological and scientific measures to further their drug trade. These advances range from simple radio scanners to scientific process to alter drugs until they are ready for distribution. Law enforcement effort needs the assistance of these technological advances to hold the line on narcotic enforcement.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 1992
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 1693, Surveillance Technologies II, (28 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.138105
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Michael E. Calvert, California Dept. of Justice (United States)
Ronald F. Luna, California Dept. of Justice (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1693:
Surveillance Technologies II
Sankaran Gowrinathan; James F. Shanley, Editor(s)

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