For nearly 50 years, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has fueled mass incarceration, wasted taxpayer money, abused its authority and blocked scientific research. It’s time for change.
CPS and the foster system are policing agencies that have unjustly separated Black and Brown families. This report from Movement for Family Power explores how the foster system has become ground zero for the U.S. drug war.
The heinous killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and too many others are painful reminders of the rampant racism and policing practices that put Black people’s lives in danger every day. Tell Congress that we need police reform right now.
As George Floyd pleaded to breathe, a Minneapolis police officer joked about not doing drugs. The assault and killing of Black people by law enforcement, using drugs as a cover, must end.
Does Law & Order: SVU portray law enforcement realistically? In this podcast, DPA's Ifetayo Harvey talks about the show's take on drug use and policing.
COVID-19 is a public health crisis that is exacerbating the harms of the drug war. DPA offers these COVID-19 drug policy priorities to protect public health, individual rights, and the dignity and well-being of our communities.