The Human Cost of the War On Drugs

by on 12 November, 2010

To commentators here who have denied the existence of a War on Drugs, here is a map of botched drug raids that have recently led to deaths of innocents, complied by the Cato Institute

 Click on each marker on the map for a description of the incident and sources.

Death of an innocent. Death or injury of a police officer. Death of a nonviolent offender.
Raid on an innocent suspect. Other examples of paramilitary police excess. Unnecessary raids on doctors and sick people.


View Original Map and Database

if you are interested in further facts, you can read the Cato Policy Paper: Overkill: The Rise of Paramilitary Drug Raids

(Posted by TVA)

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