Drug Seizures: Futile and Fuel Crime

Most people feel a sense of victory when they hear or read about the police conducting a drugs busts, seizing drugs and arresting suspects. The police proudly boast about their seizure on social media and in the press (quite often with inflated valuations for their haul, but that's another story for another day) and the … Continue reading Drug Seizures: Futile and Fuel Crime

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Youth on The Frontline – Children and The War on Drugs

Children are amongst the most vulnerable victims of the War on Drugs and the UK drug policy. Proponents of the Misuse of Drugs Act won't agree, but the prohibition of drugs in the UK places children and young teens at great risk from the harms of drug use and the violence and criminality surrounding the … Continue reading Youth on The Frontline – Children and The War on Drugs

The Untold Facts of Police Drug Busts

UK drug policies are failing and don't help to make our communities safer Yorkshire Evening Post Headline Sleaford Standard Headline Yorkshire Evening Post Headine Real-crime stories have always been popular. With the rising popularity of shows such as Narcos and Breaking Bad, there is a public thirst for stories of real-life drug busts that needs … Continue reading The Untold Facts of Police Drug Busts

Experts Meet to Discuss Knife Crime Problem

Over 100 experts, including politicians, campaigners and charity workers, are meeting today to discuss the rapid increase in knife crime on the streets of Britain. The urgent meeting of minds will include the Met Police Commissioner, the head of the Ben Kinsella Trust and the Prime Minister herself. It comes at the same time as … Continue reading Experts Meet to Discuss Knife Crime Problem

Racism Ruling Sets Dangerous Precedent For Police

For decades, work has been underway to eradicate racism from the police service. Officers found to be racist or hold any racial prejudice whatsoever have regularly been removed from service. I'm no fool and I fully accept that there are those still serving who hold racist views, but it is fully understood and accepted that … Continue reading Racism Ruling Sets Dangerous Precedent For Police