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Minnesota School Uses Interquest to Deter Potential Gun Violence

ORIGINAL ARTICLE WITH VIDEO HERE.  CROOKSTON, Minn. (Valley News Live) The possibility of a school shooting is a parent’s worst nightmare. However, at Crookston High School they’ve added a new layer of security to keep firearms and ammunition out of the school and off school property. Crookston has enlisted the help of a specially trained dog. Schools in Fargo and Grand Forks occasionally have police dogs search for drugs. It’s …Read More

Detection Dogs in Schools Works, Drug Incidences Down 39.2%!

As reposted from the Manteca Bulletin. Original article HERE. The Manteca Unified war on drugs is making progress. The number of suspensions and expulsions from drug-related incidents on campuses dropped by 39.2 percent in the 2015-2016 school year compared to 2014-2015. There were 89 drug-related incidents last school year that ended with suspensions and 15 with explosions. In the previous year there were 157 suspensions and 14 explosions. Based on …Read More

September Newsletter! Dangers of Fentanyl Abuse, Back to School.

Dangers of Fentanyl Abuse Last month, the CDC released a Public Health Alert about the increase in Fentanyl related overdoses and deaths. Fentanyl is an extremely potent synthetic opioid, which is 50 times stronger than heroin. It is famously attributed to the death of the singer “Prince.”  It’s legal use is for pain management after surgery, or to treat chronic pain for patients who are physically tolerant to other opiods. …Read More

Training Days of Summer

Teams of Interquest nationwide converged in several locations this summer for annual training and certification. This is to ensure all our teams perform to the highest standards of drug and contraband detection! Pictured are 3 of the 5 camps. Dallas, Houston and Chicago      

May Newsletter! Summer’s Coming

Summer’s Coming!   Warm weather and pool time is right around the corner. Have a great summer and we’ll see you next school year. We are still available for your summer school needs, call us or visit our website to schedule service!  Our nationwide teams will be convening in Chicago, Dallas, Houston, San Diego and Turlock. Over 60 dog and handler teams will join together at our annual Interquest Summer …Read More

April Newsletter. Promethazine with Codeine, Dangers of Dogs in Hot Cars

Promethazine with Codeine in Baby Bottles Promethazine/Codeine combo is a commonly abused substance. It has a sedative effect and can be dangerous in large doses. An Interquest search recently revealed the substance in combination with baby bottles. It was discovered that this is a common method of ingestion to prevent the user from drinking too much, too fast. For more info, click HERE. As the weather starts to heat up, here is …Read More

March Newsletter! Vaping Narcotics, Drug Seizure

Using Common Glycerin to Vape Narcotics Did you know that it is easy to make e-cigarette liquid containing narcotics, such as heroin, meth, LSD, and pill form prescriptions at home by dissolving the substance into the glycerin, and using the liquid in an e-cigarette or vaporizer? Marijuana, tobacco and other herbs can be infused by seeping into the glycerin. For more information, click HERE. “K-9 Korner” Actual Finds in Schools …Read More

Interquest of Tennessee in the News!

Original article from the Advocate and Democrat, can be seen here.   The Monroe County School System has gone to the dogs…literally. Last fall, the school system entered into an agreement with Interquest Detection Canines, Inc. (IDC), to provide trained detection canines to conduct random, unannounced inspections of the school district campuses. According to Rocky Montgomery, IDC, based out of Houston, Texas, has been providing trained canines to school systems …Read More