International Cycling Union president Pat McQuaid has said the "assistance of police and government authorities is very important" in the attempt to stop teams and athletes from doping, because the sport's governing body is limited in its powers.
– Pat McQuaid
You must remember that very few governments had laws about doping in sport. We've also developed collaborations with other anti-doping agencies. But it would be wonderful if we have police powers, but we don't.