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Seized drugs

2021 Forensic Science R&D Symposium

Event Dates
Central
Location
Online
Event Type
Symposium
Registration Status
Open
NIJ Forensic R&D Symposium

Controlled Substances and Seized Drugs

Controlled substances are chemicals that have a legally recognized potential for abuse. They include “street drugs” such as heroin or ecstasy and prescription drugs such as oxycodone. Detecting and identifying controlled substances is a critical step in law enforcement's fight against drug-related crime and violence.