Former Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper and current LA Police Chief Charles Beck take issue with Baca’s assertions.
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday September 8, 2010 12:35 pm|
|By: Michael Whitney Wednesday August 4, 2010 9:16 am|
As Mexico’s government announced the death toll in the four-year-long war with drug cartels totaled more than 28,000, President Felipe Calderon called for a debate on legalizing drugs to fight the cartels. Norm Stamper, a 34-year veteran police officer who was Seattle’s chief of police and is now a speaker with the group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), issued the following statement for the Just Say Now campaign to legalize marijuana