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Krupanski, Marc . (2018) Police & harm reduction: how law enforcement can advance public safety, public health, and public confidence. New York: Open Society Foundations. 32 p.

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Globally, law enforcement officers have grown increasingly frustrated with the limited effectiveness of traditional drug enforcement approaches that find them arresting or imprisoning individuals without significant impact on illicit drug trade or use. This is a briefing for law enforcement personnel around the world on how to incorporate, support, and create space for approaches that aim to increase public safety and health, reduce harm to people who use drugs, and provide law enforcement alternatives to common punitive models.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Report
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD disorder harm reduction, Crime prevention
Date:July 2018
Pages:32 p.
Publisher:Open Society Foundations
Place of Publication:New York
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Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Substance use prevention > Substance use harm reduction
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Substance related crime
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime prevention
MM-MO Crime and law > Law enforcement and the justice system
MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system > Law enforcement agency > Police (Garda)
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use > Supply reduction policy
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use > Harm reduction policy
VA Geographic area > International aspects

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