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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Ex-Drug Officer Shows Users How to Avoid Arrest

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=14470003

Ex-Drug Officer Shows Users How to Avoid Arrest
by Wade Goodwyn

Former Texas narcotics officer Barry Cooper in a scene from his DVD, Never Get Busted Again. Cooper discloses methods used by police to find illegal drugs and offers techniques for getting around them. Courtesy Barry Cooper

A chapter heading from Cooper's DVD. Drug enforcement officials are outraged that Cooper is showing marijuana users how to evade the law. Courtesy Barry Cooper

A former top narcotics officer, credited with over 800 arrests in eight years, is now selling a DVD that shows marijuana users how to avoid arrest when traveling with a stash. Law enforcement officials are outraged.

The opening of Barry Cooper's DVD has that same compelling, grainy quality you find on true-life cop shows: police cars in high-speed pursuit, drug dogs jumping into the backs of pickups, hidden cameras in hotel rooms and cardboard boxes stuffed with cellophane-wrapped marijuana bricks. But one thing is clear: this is real. The people are about to make their debut on local news.

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