Retred Police Chief Peter Christ from New York state is calling for drugs to be legalized, since the war on drugs 'can nver be won'. The view is shared by many serving police officers who see first-hand the problems caused by current punitive drug laws which only serve to enrich the criminal gangs.
Peter Christ is a board member of LEAP (Law enforcement against prohibition), a body which takes retired and serving judges and police. LEAP continue to grow in influence each year and many of them are keen to speak at rallies and meetings explaining why they believe that prohibition causes more problems than it solves
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February 4th 2013