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  •  Sounds like roid rage (14+ / 0-)

    Lots of cops illegally use steroids.

    http://www.aolnews.com/...

    The badge and a steroid-filled syringe -- it's not the typical image most have for the abuse of performance-enhancing drugs. But as more within law enforcement get nabbed in steroid investigations nationwide, observers say that usage levels among police officers could rival the seediest patches of the pro sports landscape.

    "It's a big problem, and from the number of cases, it's something we shouldn't ignore," Drug Enforcement Administration spokesman Lawrence Payne told AOL News. "It's not that we set out to target cops, but when we're in the middle of an active investigation into steroids, there have been quite a few cases that have led back to police officers." [...]

    Victor Conte, founder of the now-defunct lab known as Bay Area Lab Co-Operative that supplied numerous athletes with steroids and other banned substances, said it wouldn't surprise him if as many as a quarter of police officers were using some kind of performance-enhancing drug.

    I wouldn't be surprised if it is higher than that.

    "If you tell the truth, you'll eventually be found out." Mark Twain

    by Steven D on Thu Aug 04, 2011 at 05:27:36 PM PDT

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