Stories by Neill Franklin

Neill Franklin, a member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, has been police officer for more than 32 years and has served as a commander for the Maryland State Police’s Bureau of Drug and Criminal Enforcement, as well as a trainer with the Baltimore Police Department. subscribe to Neill Franklin's feed

Posted on: Nov 26, 2012, Source: PBS

Three experts explain everything you need to know about the battle to legalize marijuana.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Tony Bennett, during his emotional remarks, suggested we should look to Amsterdam for answers.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2012, Source: Huffington Post

It will be moms who come to rescue their children from the deadly grip of prohibition, and police against the drug war are eagerly ready to support them in this quest.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

If the Obama administration really wants to go down in history as the first to take drug policy in a significantly new direction, it's going to have to actually do something.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2010, Source: LEAP

What few people understand, but police know all too well, is that your constitutional rights only apply if you understand and assert them.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The Mexican government is still confused over the difference between "drugs" and the violence in the battle to gain control of the unregulated drug market.