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Interquest in the News! Alabama

As reposted from the Franklin Free Press. Original article, click HERE   On January 27, 2017, Russellville City Schools announced an agreement with Interquest Detection Canines, Inc. that will allow trained canines to randomly search the campuses for drugs, alcohol, and other contraband. Russellville City Schools administrative assistant Tim Guinn found the company and agreed to the contract with Interquest. “Interquest is paid on a per visit basis, and the …Read More

November Newsletter! Drug Use Among Students Decreasing, Recent Finds and Puppies!!!!

Did you know? According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a survey on drug use and attitudes among American 8th, 10th and 12th graders, shows decreasing use of alcohol, cigarettes and many illicit drugs over the last 5 years. For link to article, click HERE.  “K-9 Korner” Actual Finds in Schools by Interquest Canines          Recently found during routine visits in bookbags, classrooms and vehicles.     …Read More

October Newsletter! Danger of Common OTC Drug, Firearm in School, New Video

Did you know? Some drug users are using a common over-the-counter product to get high.  According to a report by Annals of Emergency Medicine, Imodium A-D works in the body the same way as heroin, morphine and Oxycodone.  The user would have to take an extremely large dose (50-300 pills) to get the desired effect. For original article, click HERE. “K-9 Korner” Actual Finds in Schools by Interquest Canines (not …Read More

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