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What Happens When There's an AMBER Alert

AmberAlert-Logo_-transparent-no-tag.jpgWhen an Amber Alert sounds on your cell phone or radio, posts on electronic highway billboards or scrolls across your television screen, every Minnesotan becomes a part of our public safety community.   The Amber Alert program is designed to enlist all of us in the effort to find a child whose fate may include serious danger or death. Read about how the program works.                  


Record Amounts of Drugs Seized in Minnesota

heroin fentanyl pic.jpgThis image from the New Hampshire State Police Forensic Lab shows lethal doses of heroin and fentanyl.

Department of Public Safety Commissioner Mona Dohman and representatives from narcotics enforcement, health and human services shared information on drug swizures, enforcement and health impacts of illicit drug use. Meth, heroin and prescription drugs like fentanyl are seeing alarming growth in Minnesota.

If you or someone you know if addicted -- the time to get help is now.

Read the news release.

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Video Description: Minnesota officials discuss the amount of methamphetamine and prescription pills seized by Violent Crime Enforcement Teams throughout the state in 2016.