Episode No. 11 Highway Drug Interdiction
Date: February 27, 2008
Drug Interdiction with Special Guest - Sergeant Andrew Hawkes, Collin County Sheriff's Office (Texas), author of Secrets of
Successful Highway Drug Interdiction.
Sergeant Andrew Hawkes has over
17 years of law enforcement experience. He has a BA in Criminal Justice and is currently completing his
master’s degree in Public Administration. Additionally, he is a graduate of the Law Enforcement
Management Institute of Texas; has a Master Police Peace Officer Certificate from the State of Texas; and, has a Police Instructor’s
Licenses from the State of Texas. Currently, Sergeant Andrew Hawkes is a member of the Collin County Sheriff’s
Office (Texas) where he is a senior sergeant in the patrol operations. Sergeant Andrew Hawkes is the author
of Secrets of Successful Highway Interdiction. According to Sergeant Andrew Hawkes, “After 17 years
of highway drug interdiction, 500 felony arrests, 5,100 pounds in drug seizures, and over $20 million (drugs, cash and vehicles),
I have learned a lot of drug-busting techniques that I want to share with you.”
Greg Ferency is a police officer for
the Terre Haute Police Department (Indiana). His assignments have included a county-wide Drug Task Force.
He has extensive experience in drug related crimes as both an investigator and undercover officer. Greg Ferency has specialized
training and experience in methamphetamine related investigations.
He has certifications from the
DEA Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement Team in the area of Basic, Site Safety and Tactical Operations. Greg Ferency has been
at the scene of over 550 methamphetamine lab scenes as both lead investigator and site safety officer since 1999. He is a
court certified expert in methamphetamine and its associated clandestine labs. Greg Ferency has trained law enforcement, civilian
groups, educational system employees, medical staff and correctional personnel in methamphetamine and other drug related topics.
Greg Ferency is the author of Narc Ops: A Look Inside Drug Enforcement.