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Alcohol and Substance Abuse


    Clandestine Methamphetamine Labs, 2nd edition

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      Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), August 2006. This guide addresses the problem of clandestine drug labs. Offenders manufacture a variety of illicit drugs in such labs, including methamphetamine, amphetamines, MDMA (ecstasy), methcathinone, PCP, LSD, and fentanyl, although methamphetamine accounts for 80 to 90 percent of the labs total drug production. Accordingly, the problem of clandestine drug labs is closely tied with the problems associated with methamphetamine abuse (2nd Edition).

    Environmental Assessment for the Methamphetamine Initiative Fact Sheet

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      Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), July 2004. The COPS Office, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), completed its most recent Environmental Assessment in 2003 of the Methamphetamine Initiative. The 2003 Environmental Assessment covers the use of federal funds for the following grant-funded activities: training of law enforcement officers; salaries and benefits; purchase of approved equipment and supplies; interdiction of and removal of laboratories; proper transportation, storage, and disposal of finished products; and/or preventive efforts to reduce the spread of the production and use of methamphetamine.

    Evaluation of COPS Office Methamphetamine Initiative

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      Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), January 2003. This report presents the methodology and findings of the evaluation of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services' Methamphetamine Initiative for each of the six sites involved. In response to the dramatic increase in methamphetamine production, sale, and use in many U.S. communities over the past two decades, COPS created the Methamphetamine Initiative program, which provided $4.5 million to six U.S. cities to implement antimethamphetamine projects.

    Innovations: Combating Methamphetamine Laboratories and Abuse: Strategies for Success

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      Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), August 2003. This publication provides a brief summary of the findings of the National Evaluation and suggests ways that agencies can better deal with their own methamphetamine problems through a discussion of the COPS Problem-Oriented Policing Guide to Clandestine Laboratories.

    Methamphetamine Initiative Fact Sheets

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      Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), December 2005. This fact sheet gives information about how COPS grants have helped to combat the spread of Methamphetamine use and production. Since 1998, COPS has invested more than $385 million nationwide to stop this problem In fiscal year 2005, COPS awarded nearly $53 million to fight the escalating Methamphetamine problem.

    Promising Practices and Strategies to Reduce Alcohol and Substance Abuse among American Indians and Alaska Natives

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      Office of Justice Programs (OJP), August 2000. This publication highlights effective solutions developed within the tribal community that combine western and traditional approaches, building on the strengths of respective Indian communities. The three sections of the publication provide information on current programs, literature, and suggested reading and resources. (NCJ 183930)

     

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