Christopher Moraff Christopher Moraff

    DISPATCHES is Christopher Moraff’s weekly column for Filter, featuring analysis and beat reporting. Christopher has spent over a decade reporting on the intersection of policing, criminal justice and civil liberties. His immersion reporting from Kensington, Philadelphia, has earned him a reputation as an expert on injection drug culture and the fentanyl crisis. His work has appeared in publications including the Daily Beast, the Washington Post and Al Jazeera America. He is co-host of the podcast Narcotica, and curator of the stock photo site StashHouse.org.

    How Technology Is Rapidly Advancing Overdose-Resistant Bathrooms

    As the US harm reduction community grapples with the legal, cultural and political challenges ...

    “Addicted to the War on Drugs” Is Right, Despite the Rhetoric

    A friend from Colorado once expressed shock during her first visit to Philadelphia, which ...

    Feds Take First Formal Swing at Stopping Supervised Consumption Space

    The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania launched a preemptive strike ...

    Why Crystal Meth Has Made a Big Comeback in Philadelphia

    Meth! Meth, crystal. Who wants meth?” shouted a middle-aged man in a parka earlier ...

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