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October 27, 2017

CJ Evolution / October 27th / Episode 149 - A great chat with Jeffrey J. Higgins - DEA Supervisory Special Agent (retired)

Hello everyone and welcome back. In this episode Patrick has Jeffrey J Higgins on the show. Jeffrey is a retired DEA Supervisory Special Agent with 25 years of law enforcement experience. Jeffrey is also an expert on narco-terrorism. During his career with the DEA, Jeffrey accomplished many things but one of the biggest was attaining the first two, precedent setting, narco-terrosim convictions at trail and assisting in the conviction of the world's most prolific heroin trafficker. Jeffrey and Patrick talk about many issues from the War ond Drugs, The many threats facing the United States and the issues facing Law Enforcement to name a few.

Jeffrey was one of the first rescuers to arrive at the World Trade Center after it collapsed on 9/11 and he worked on the NYPD Joint Terrorism Task force in the Department of Homeland Security's Operation Center.  Jeffrey then went on to become the first undercover agent in Afghanistan after the soviet invasion and the first western law enforcement officer to testify in both the Kabul Public Security Court and the Afghan Central Narcotics Tribunal.

Jeffrey has worked as a news reporter and editor, and deputy sheriff and was elected commissioner for the Advisory Neighborhood Commissions in Washington, DC. Jeffrey holds a Masters of Sciene in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati and a Bachelors of Science in journalism from Boston University.

Jeffrey is currently working on his first book, and he is a contributer to the Law Enforcement Round Table Podcast. A great interview with a great member of law enforcement and a great American.

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