On 730 Polk Street in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco sits a safe syringe access center, St. James Infirmary, where clean syringes and other drug use supplies are provided every Tuesday evening. Narcan—a lifesaving drug that reverses the effects of an overdose—is also distributed.
A charity group organized by Border Patrol agents recently collected and distributed Christmas and holiday gifts for the children of fallen agents. This marks the organization’s seventh year of giving.
U.S. drug agents are expanding operations in China – six years after America’s largest trading partner and global rival emerged as the main source of chemicals used to make highly lethal fentanyl. It’s now claiming 65,000 American lives a year.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of George Floyd in the events that led to his death. Chauvin had already been convicted of murder and manslaughter.