If so, you should contact an attorney. How will you know if you're a target? The most obvious indicator is the receipt of a target letter from a federal prosecutor alerting you to exactly that.
When a police officer is forced to discharge his weapon, a widespread investigation usually follows. If a person has been injured or killed, police investigators need to know exactly what happened in order to determine whether the officers was justified in his or her use of deadly force. Usually, the officer is placed on administrative leave while this often lengthy process is conducted.
Drug trafficking is one of the most serious drug-related offenses. Drug trafficking is often charged as a federal crime, and like many federal crimes, it is dealt with very harshly. Sentences for drug trafficking often call for several years of imprisonment, even for nonviolent offenders.
Earlier this month, New York City was home to the largest weapons bust in the city's history, in which more than 200 illegal weapons were confiscated. The bust was a spin-off of a large scale drug investigation, and made heavy use of undercover police officers.