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DEA Awarded Millions to Volunteers Searching Luggage, Mail

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For five years, the Drug Enforcement Administration recruited and payed “voluntary” sources from Amtrak, airline companies, and parcel companies to search through luggage and mail for illegal items they could turn in for cash rewards.

DEA Seizes $1.8M in Heroin and Fetanyl

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The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) of Maine seized 4.4 pounds of heroin and four pounds of fentanyl as part of a drug bust in Massachusetts last week. 

DHS Employees Need Off-Duty Drug, Prostitute Policies

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While the Department of Homeland Security extensively prepares its employees for the work they will be doing during overseas trips, policies governing employee behavior during the off-hours, however, remain obtuse.

Former DEA Agent Gets Probation for Strip Club Lies

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An ex-agent at the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) was sentenced to one year of probation and community service after being convicted of lying about his New Jersey strip club last year.

House Passes Amendment Defunding Sessions' Criminal Asset Forfeiture Proposal

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On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment, sponsored by Representatives Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), Jamie Raskin(D-MD), and John Conyers (D-MI), blocking funding for U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ proposed reinstatement of civil asset forfeiture, a controversial procedure used by law enforcement agencies to seize the belongings of those accused of a crime.

Sessions Announces Plan to Expand Civil Asset Forfeiture

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United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions held a press conference to announce the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) intention to expand both state and federal law enforcement’s abilities to seize assets suspected to have been involved in criminal activity – a process known as “civil asset forfeiture.”

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Understanding Open Season Options

Tune in to FEDtalk this week for a discussion on Open Season. Your benefits experts will provide you with information on what new benefit options are available this Open Season and how you can learn more.

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FLEOA Elects New National Officers at Bi-Annual Conference

Last week, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association elected the following National Officers at the 25th National Conference held in College Park, Maryland:

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