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America's Institutional Health
The Medicalization of the Police

The police have become first responders to the most widespread and fastest-growing drug crisis in American history: the opioid epidemic.

Appeared in: Volume 14, Number 1 | Published on: June 14, 2018
Arthur Rizer is director of justice and national security policy at the R Street Institute and a former visiting professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center and associate professor of law at West Virginia University College of Law. Jonathan Haggerty, a justice policy associate at R Street, manages the institute’s justice and national security policy program portfolio.
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