I’ve Put People in Jail for Drugs

They Should be Decriminalized

It was part of my job as a police officer in Washington, D.C. Crack cocaine, PCP, and synthetic marijuana were the big ones. But I knew that drugs have never been of a higher quality, more plentiful, more potent, or cheaper to acquire. It’s time to decriminalize most major street drugs and to stop sending users to jail. The government should instead invest…