Source: The Atlantic
Kevin Simmers is a former police sergeant in Hagerstown, Maryland. During his tenure as a narcotics officer, he aggressively pursued drug arrests—especially those related to heroin.
“I believed my entire life that incarceration was the answer to this drug war,” Simmers says in a new documentary, “Kevin’s House: A Police Officer Ends His War on Drugs” from The Atlantic.
Then his 18-year-old daughter, Brooke, became addicted to opioids.
Read the story at The Atlantic.
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