Jeff Puckett

Opioid Abuse

Saturday, April 2   |   7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Two (2) CE Hours  | Category B


Course Description & Objectives

The objective of the course is to raise awareness of the scope of the problem in the US, provide attendees with studies showing other therapies work just as well as opioids (if not better) and to provide attendees with statutes and rules they should be abiding by when prescribing. Dr. Puckett will cover the applicable state and federal laws and give examples of cases and how dentists got into trouble and what attendees need to do to stay out of trouble.


Course Sponsored

if you are interested in co-sponsoring this course, please contact Makenzie Dean


Speaker Bio:

Jeff Puckett started his law enforcement career at the Norman Police Department in 1992. During his distinguished 21-year career in law enforcement, he spent 13 years in the departments Special Investigative Division (SID) working on hundreds of cases involving street to high-level narcotics traffickers.

From 2002 to 2007, Jeff was assigned to the Oklahoma City DEA Task Force where he worked in an undercover capacity on major drug investigations, seizing of millions of dollars, and hundreds of pounds of illegal narcotics.

In 2008, NPD hired Jeff as a diversion investigator he worked on all types of cases from doctor shoppers and script forgers to taking enforcement actions against pharmacies, pharmacists and medical providers. 

Jeff routinely gave community presentations to schools and various community groups about the dangers of drug use, the methods utilized by drug traffickers and drug users to conceal, sell, and ingest illegal narcotics.  Jeff is also a certified by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET).

Jeff retired from NPD in April of 2013 and started a job as an investigator with the Oklahoma Board of Dentistry where he investigates complaint against dentist, dental hygienists, and dental assistants.

Jeff also is a member of the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI), and Association of Oklahoma Narcotics Enforcers (AONE).  Jeff also serves on the Executive Board for AONE.