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Whitehall must change attitudes to drugs

Whitehall departments must see illegal drug use as a community problem in order to reduce the soaring death rate from their use, the NPCC's crime lead has warned.

Andy Cooke, Chief Constable of Merseyside Police, has said public attitude to drugs needs to change

Andy Cooke, Chief Constable of Merseyside Police, has said public attitude to drugs needs to change

Date - 27th February 2020
By - Chris Smith
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Chief Constable Andy Cooke of Merseyside Police warned officers could not tackle record-levels of illegal drug use alone and that public attitudes to drugs needed to be challenged. Speaking at the joint National Police Chiefs’ Council and...
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