Tillis Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Help Law Enforcement Investigate Fentanyl, Protect Officers

U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and a bipartisan, bicameral group of senators and U.S. House members recently reintroduced legislation to provide state and local law enforcement with high-tech devices to detect and identify dangerous drugs like fentanyl. The Providing Officers with Electronic Resources or “POWER” Act would establish a new grant program through the U.S. DOJ to help state and local law enforcement organizations secure these high-tech, portable screening devices.

Author: Mike Jackson