In this lesson you will learn to identify drug type, use, symptom, and methods
of investigation of related death.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
investigation of related death.
You will have this subcourse.
You must achieve a score of 70 percent on the final subcourse
The material contained in this lesson was derived from the
following material: FM 19-20, and TC 19-22.
a. Drug control is a never-ending problem. In both military and civilian
life, we find large numbers of persons who feel a strong need to escape. This
psychological need is fed by greed.
Many people, for economic reasons, sell
illegal drugs for the high profit involved. All walks of life will find this
b. The big job we face in the Army is threefold. We must educate military
personnel as to the harm of drug abuse, as well as to alternate approaches to
psychological problems. We must control the illegal sale of drugs. We must
also rehabilitate those who want help but can't help themselves.
c. Your job, as an investigator, is mainly in the control of illegal drug
traffic. It is a unique field. Seldom will the victim complain; witnesses are
often reluctant to come forward.
Yet it is there all of the time; just as