A Tragic Growth Industry: Drugs

Harun Dede and Levent Binici have just finished a 15-hour shift with the Istanbul Police Dept.'s antinarcotics force, including a bruising fist fight with two heroin pushers. "We won that," says Binici with a laugh, giving his partner a high five across the table. The two officers, or "commissars," unwind over fried fish and raki, a potent anise-flavored liquor, at a boisterous seaside restaurant. But relaxing is not easy.

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