Legalizing Drugs: Fiction or Fix

Criminology / April 23, 2015 / No Comments /
Discusses the failure of the “War on Drugs” and how legalizing drugs would change the role of the police from the enforcer, to the protector.

This paper deals with the shortcomings of the current measures taken to curb the rising problem of drug abuse in America and how legalizing drugs would change the role of the police from the enforcer, to the protector. A discussion of the question of getting current abusers to stop their self-destructive ways and ways to prevent new drug abusers is given with a realistic looks at how the current systems tries to solve these problems. Also a short dissertation on how DARE has failed to prevent new drug abusers is also given.

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