Episode 4 of the Drug Training Podcast: Kratom


Kratom. A lot of people haven’t heard a lot about it. But, the DEA just scheduled it as a schedule I drug: then they immediately withdrew their decision. Why did they do that? Why was there so much political pressure to keep it off of the controlled substances act? Why should you even care about Kratom? Because people are getting high on it! This podcast episode has an accompanying blog post: What is Kratom and Why Did the DEA Try to Make it a Schedule 1 Drug?


In this weeks BOLO, we will talk about 3 police officers that were exposed, adversely, to fentanyl. What happened to them, how it happened, how you can avoid the same type of situation and how to decontaminate yourself from fentanyl esposure. The accompanying blog post can be viewed here: 3 Officers Exposed to Fentanyl: 3 Steps to Prevent Exposure and Decontaminate Yourself

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Author: Keith Graves
Keith is the 2016 Narcotics Officer of the Year for the State of California and a prior winner of the MADD California Hero Award. Keith has been a Police Officer in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1990 and has years of experience as a Narcotics Detective and a Narcotics Unit Supervisor. Keith is a Drug Recognition Expert Instructor (IACP #3292) and teaches both the DRE course and the Drug Abuse Recognition Course. Keith has also taught at the Police Academy and has developed several drug courses for the California Narcotics Officers Association, California POST and California Colleges. 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 SWAT Team Leader. Keith has taught thousands of officers and businesses around the world about drug use, drug trends, compliance training and drug investigations. 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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