Neill Franklin, Executive Director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), will be in Hawaii next week.
Franklin is a retired police major and a 33-year police veteran who led multi-jurisdictional anti-narcotics task forces for the Maryland State Police. After seeing several of his law enforcement friends killed in the line of fire while enforcing drug policies, Neill knew that he needed to work to change these laws that cause so much harm but do nothing to reduce drug use. Read his bio here.
There are several opportunities to hear him speak!
Here is a list of the events:
Tuesday, January 31, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 pm
“Legalize It?”- Debate on the Legalization of Drugs
UH Manoa Richardson School of Law, Classroom 2
Wednesday, February 1, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
“Cops from the Frontlines Say: End the War on Drugs”
YWCA Laniakea, 1040 Richards Street
Friday, February 3, 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
“Narcotics Cop says: Enough! Legalize Drugs and Stop the Violence”
East Hawaii Cultural Council
141 Kalakaua Street
UH Manoa, Crawford Hall Room 105
Monday, January 30, 10:30 a.m.-11:20 a.m.
(Prof. Katherine Irwin’s classes)
Chaminade University, Henry Hall 121
Wednesday, February 1, 12:30 p.m.-1:20 p.m.
Open to all Chaminade Students
Hawaii Pacific University, Downtown Campus
Wednesday, February 1, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Open to HPU Students
UH-Hilo, Campus Center Plaza
Friday, February 3, 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Open to UH Hilo Students
Tuesday, January 31, 8:00 a.m.
Justice Radio on the Internet
Listen at this link
Thursday, February 2, 4:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
KKCR, 91.9 FM, Kauai Community Radio
“Out of the Box,” hosted by Jimmy Trujillo