Lieutenant Commander Diane Goldstein is a board member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, a group of law enforcement officials opposed to the war on drugs.
Police participation in harm-reduction measures that protect public health and serve communities is a growing good news story. It can also play a part in repairing a battered reputation.
Who exactly is prohibition supposed to be helping? After many years of enforcing drug laws as a police officer, Diane Goldstein's experience with an addicted family member changed her attitude for good.