DT Podcast Episode 001-Research Chemicals

Research Chemicals

Research chemicals are the chemicals that were part of a research project, but were not thoroughly tested and were only tested in a laboratory setting. Some of these drugs are responsible for a lot of deaths around the country. Some pose a huge officer safety risk for police officers or anyone else that may come into contact with these drugs.

Do you want more information on this subject? Check out our online courses here and our blog, The Briefing Room. These articles and courses from OnLineDrugTraining.com can help you more on this subject.



In this week’s BOLO broadcast, I take time out to talk about the recent release of toxicology results in the Tulsa, OK officer involved shooting and talk about its ramificaitons.


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Author: Keith Graves
Keith is a retired Police Sergeant and worked in the San Francisco Bay Area for 29 years. Keith was named as California’s Narcotics Officer of the Year and is a prior winner of MADD’s California Hero Award. He has years of experience as a Narcotics Detective and a Narcotics Unit Supervisor and is a Drug Recognition Expert Instructor (IACP #3292). Keith teaches both the DRE course and the Drug Abuse Recognition Course and has taught at the Police Academy. He has developed several drug courses for the California Narcotics Officers Association, California POST and California Colleges and currently consults POST on drug investigation procedures. Keith has held other assignments besides narcotics including Training Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, COPPS Officer, Traffic Officer, and 20 years as a SWAT Team member and Sniper Team Leader. Keith has taught thousands of officers and businesses around the world about drug use, drug trends, compliance training and drug investigations. He is recognized as an international drug expert and has testified as an expert in court proceedings on drug cases, homicide cases and rape prosecutions. Keith earned a BA in Business Management from Saint Mary's College of California and a MA in Criminal Justice. Keith is the Founder and President of Graves & Associates, a company dedicated to providing drug training to law enforcement and private industry.

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