Neil Woods and JS Rafaeli

Neil is a former undercover police detective sergeant who spent 14 years infiltrating drug gangs in the UK. He is now the chairman of LEAP UK—an advocacy group comprised of former law enforcement officials that calls for the legal regulation of drugs.

JS is a journalist and author who has written for publications including Vice and The Times (London).

Together, they authored the books ‘Good Cop, Bad War’ and ‘Drug Wars: The terrifying inside story of Britain’s drug trade.’

Drug War Photo-Op Policing Is a Betrayal of Law Enforcement’s Principles

It’s one of the defining images of modern policing. High-ranking officers lined up at the podium, with the drugs from…

May 16, 2019

“A Tidal Wave of PTSD”–How the War on Drugs Impacts Cops Ordered to Fight It

No one can claim that Nic Castle isn’t brave. “I was tracking one of the major drug dealing gangs in…

October 22, 2018