NEIL WOODS IN THE MEDIA
PODCASTS, VIDEOS AND ARTICLES
Television & Videos
A Selection of Video Productions Showcasing Neil and His Experience During His Time As An Undercover Drugs Enforcement Officer
An Ex-Police Officer On Why It's Wrong To Criminalize Drug Users
Business Insider spoke to Neil Woods, a former undercover drug squad officer, chairman of LEAP UK, and author of "Good Cop, Bad War". Woods said the "British system" that treated problematic drug use as a medical issue was wiped out by US foreign policy. He added that we need to change our approach to drug policy and start caring for people. Watch to hear the full interview. -------------------------------------------------- Follow Business Insider on Twitter: https://twitter.com/businessinsider Follow BI on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1W9Lk0n Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ -------------------------------------------------- Business Insider is the fastest growing business news site in the US. Our mission: to tell you all you need to know about the big world around you. The BI Video team focuses on technology, strategy and science with an emphasis on unique storytelling and data that appeals to the next generation of leaders – the digital generation.
Drug Wars | Neil Woods & JS Rafaeli | Talks at Google
Neil Woods and JS Rafaeli discuss the complex and terrifying realities of the drug war in Britain, drawing on Neil's first-hand experiences of 14 years spent as an undercover police officer infiltrating drug gangs. Neil is a board member of the international organisation Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP) in the USA, and Chair of LEAP in the UK. Made up exclusively of law enforcement figures, LEAP campaigns for an end to the drug war, and for drug policy to be based on evidence. J S Rafaeli is a writer and historian and worked closely with Neil on their books "Good Cop, Bad War" and "Drug Wars". Get the book here: https://goo.gle/30sPaan
Ex-Drug Cop Explains What Going Undercover is Like
Ever wondered what really underpins international drug policy? Or how you get out the way of a samurai sword being wielded by a drug dealer? Whistleblowing ex-undercover drugs cop and chairman of LEAP UK, Neil Woods, opens up to VICE about the ins and outs of the profession. Watch More 10 Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask: https://youtu.be/DPRJzNc876A?list=PLDbSvEZka6GFh4ewIM-xewNu52-l6-QMr Click here to subscribe to VICE: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo Click here to get the best of VICE daily: http://bit.ly/1SquZ6v Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/vice Download VICE on iOS: http://apple.co/28Vgmqz Download VICE on Android: http://bit.ly/28S8Et0
Time to declare peace in the worlds longest running war | Neil Woods | TEDxNewcastle
Drawing on his experience from the frontline, former undercover cop Neil Woods explains the costs of the policy of drug prohibition. Follow Neil on @wudzee0 Neil Woods is a former Detective Sergeant and undercover operative and is now Chairman of LEAP UK, and a board member of LEAP in the USA. LEAP (Law Enforcement Action Partnership) is a U.N. accredited international organisation composed of law enforcement figures, military and policy influencers who campaign for evidence-based drug policy. Having spent 23 years in Derbyshire Constabulary, Neil was on the frontlines as a drugs undercover operative over fourteen years. He also developed tactics and the training for other undercover officers. He later became a Detective Sergeant with Derbyshire CID whilst acting as a board member of the Drugs Expert Witness and Valuation Association (DEWVA). Neil is a regular in the media, discussing drugs and drug policy. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Below Are A Selection Of Some Of Neil Woods Most Recent Podcast Appearances.