Sheriff: War on drugs ‘joke’

Tompkins says effort to jail drug users has failed to stem crime

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE SAYING MANY OF THOSE incarcerated in his facilities belong elsewhere, Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins on Tuesday said the War on Drugs was a “joke” and a “disservice to our nation.” “I think the war on drugs was a flaming, dare I say joke, frankly,” Tompkins said at a criminal justice panel(...)

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