drug war

Her Name Was Rachel Hoffman

Her Name Was Rachel Hoffman

Rachel Hoffman was young. Oh, she was so very young. And likeĀ many young people, she smoked some marijuana and occasionally used ecstasy. She might have even dealt both on a small scale. She had just completed her bachelor’s degree early, in psychology and criminology with a B average at Ā Florida State University, not an easy […]

War on Drugs Policy Reform: Time to Return the Peace to Peace Officer

War on Drugs Policy Reform: Time to Return the Peace to Peace Officer

In 1983, I was hired as a police officer in the community that I grew up in. If you had asked my friends, they would have said law enforcement was an unlikely professional choice for me, but I understood that it would not just challenge me personally, but that I could also make an impact […]