Experts at the local, state, and federal level are battling a problem they say is growing surprisingly fast. WSIU's Jennifer Fuller explores the issue in this special report: Heroin in the Heartland.
For many years, if you asked someone in law enforcement about drugs they were finding, methamphetamine would top the list. Today, that list is changing.
“After probably 2002-2003, I probably only saw, in my patrol function and things that I did, saw heroin maybe one time until 2010-2011. Fast forward to where we are now, heroin is becoming as popular as crack cocaine.”