Officer Hannah Flint

Officer Hannah Flint began her law enforcement career in 2018 with the Chicago Police Department. Currently, she is assigned to the Records/Field Services Division, where she works closely with the Central Warrants and Extradition Departments.

Sgt. Robert Rico (Ret.)

Robert Rico is the Director for Restorative Justice at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) for the Office of Inclusive Excellence and Professor of Practice in the College for Health, Community, and Policy, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Commissioner Martin F. Horn (Fmr.)

Martin F. Horn is a Distinguished Lecturer in Corrections at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Executive Director of the New York State Sentencing Commission. Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg appointed Martin to serve simultaneously as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Probation and Commissioner of the New York City Department of Corrections.

Sergeant John Tommasi (Ret.)

John Tommasi joined the Salem Police Department in New Hampshire in 1979 and became a sergeant four years later. By 1987, he had been assigned to the New Hampshire Drug Task Force.

Commissioner Jiles H. Ship

Jiles Ship is a commissioner on the New Jersey Police Training Commission, Principal and CEO of Homeland Global Strategies, and adjunct professor at Rutgers University’s School of Criminal Justice.

Ann Toney, Assistant District Attorney (Fmr.)

Ann Toney has been practicing law since 1984 and spent half her career as a prosecutor. She first served as an Assistant District Attorney in North Carolina, handling felony cases including homicide, drugs, sex offenses, and violent crimes, and then became a prosecutor in Guam, where she prosecuted felony sex crimes exclusively.

Eric E. Sterling, Assistant Counsel (Fmr.)

Eric Sterling, former Executive Director of the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation, knows just about all there is to know about U.S. drug policy. Eric was Counsel to the House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary from 1979 to 1989.

Special Sheriff David Lanoie (Ret.)

David Lanoie enjoyed a distinguished three-decade career in Massachusetts corrections. He served as a Corrections Officer, Deputy Sheriff, Internal Legal Counsel, Chief of Staff, Superintendent, and Special Sheriff under six elected Sheriffs in three counties.

Officer Jack Wilborn (Ret.)

Jack Wilborn joined the Glendale Police Department as a reserve officer in the mid 1980s because he wanted to serve his friends, family, and neighbors through volunteer work. In his department, reserve officers performed nearly the same role as active duty police.

Sheriff James Manfre (Ret.)

James Manfre served as elected Sheriff of Flagler County from 2001 to 2005 and again from 2012 to 2016. He transformed the 275-employee sheriff’s office with new personnel training, computer systems, crime monitoring processes, and public safety substations.

Deputy Sheriff Nick Dial (Fmr.)

Nicholas “Nick” Dial has served as both a deputy sheriff and a municipal police officer. Nick is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, the Golden Key International Honor Society, Alpha Beta Cappa Honor Society, and Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society.

Officer Andrea Farnum (Fmr.)

In 1983, Andrea Farnum began a four-year stint as a New York City Police Officer. First assigned to the 34th Precinct in Washington Heights and then as an undercover narcotics officer in Manhattan North, Andrea saw firsthand how the War on Drugs was more about arrest numbers than about helping people struggling with addiction.

Patrol Officer Beth Comery (Fmr.)

In 1976, Beth Comery and four other women became the first in their hometown of Providence, Rhode Island to graduate from police academy and join the local police force of 400 men. Beth was assigned to foot patrol, then to a steady car post. During her six years in law enforcement, Beth enjoyed police work, […]

Captain Peter Christ (Ret.)

Peter Christ retired as a captain after a 20-year career in policing. After retiring in 1989, Peter began speaking out publicly against the War on Drugs. Peter is a founding member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, which later became The Law Enforcement Action Partnership.    

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