Identifying Drug Abuse

Identifying Drug Abuse

In this episode of the Drug Training Podcast, I’ll give you the clues you need in identifying drug abuse. I’ll start off with how people take drugs into their body, which gives you understanding of some of the signs of drug abuse. Then I’ll move along and give you more clues in identifying drug abuse and talk about overall signs and symptoms.


In the BOLO segment, I’ll talk about the “drug” Tesla. Tesla isn’t a new drug, but a very powerful drug that is often abused. You’ll find out why there are so many overdoses with this drug.


Here are helpful links from some of the stuff we talked about in this podcast.

  • You can check out the article on Tesla here
  • You can get to our class Current Drug Trends by clicking on the picture below.
Identifying drug abuse
We mentioned this course in the Podcast. This class will help you identifying the current trends in drugs in the US.

He Knows a Little About Identifying Drug Abuse…

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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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