When we hear the term CDS, we most often associate
it with heroin, powder cocaine, crack, marijuana, etc.
In recent years, however, prescription drugs have
exploded on the illegal drug market. Many times, especially when
making traditional CDS arrests, we find unlabeled prescription pills on
The website Healthline.com has an excellent pill
identifier tool which can be easily used in the field from a Smartphone
or from a desktop. We tried it with several prescription
medications, and each time it identified the exact medication.
The link is as follows: