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It hits the fan in Baltimore

Questions raised for years about city ‘flex squad’ in the Baltimore Sun (via Hit and Run). The Southwestern District flex squad has been disbanded and its officers suspended under a huge list of allegations, including rape charges against some officers, plus planting drugs, falsifying arrest reports and lots more.

Troubles in the flex squad […]

Crack perspective

Interesting article by Sharon Lerner in the Village Voice, Anatomy of a Drug Craze: Why Tough Laws Can’t Claim Credit For Beating Back Crack Decades after the hysteria of the crack “epidemic,” and the legacy of bad law (including racist bad law) that emerged and damaged our society far more than any drug epidemic could, […]

Practice makes perfect

For my regular readers… You don’t get opportunities like this very often, so here’s your chance. Be pleasant and polite. She’s a nice liberal girl with a B.A. in political science who thinks she has the drug war figured out.