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Drug training

Thursday, September 20, 2012

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Kevin Glaser, officer with SEMO Drug Task Force, speaks to a group comprised of local law enforcement officers, school officials and mental health professionals during a training on synthetic narcotics and prescription drug trends Wednesday at Sikeston Department of Public Safety headquarters.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)
Officials learn about synthetic, prescription drug trends

leonnah@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- Over 100 law enforcement, mental health and school officials heightened their awareness of synthetic narcotics and prescription drug trends during a training Wednesday hosted by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety.

Lt. Jim McMillen, public information officer of Sikeston DPS, said the training was organized after searching for sites where Sikeston officers could receive training about synthetic drugs, like K2 and bath salts, which mimic the effects of cocaine and marijuana.

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