In this segment, Rob explains "What is syringe exchange?"; and "What is syringe decriminalization, and how does it help law enforcement?"; the former law enforcement members answer the following question: "How can law enforcement support Harm Reduction, and why should they?"; and Jen shares about the needlestick she experienced on duty.
Background: According to one study, In states where syringes are criminalized, 1 in 3 officers will experience a needlestick, putting them at risk for contracting HIV and hepatitis B and C. Join three former law enforcement members (Sam Knisley, former detective, North Carolina Special Police Unit; Jen Earls, former officer, Chicago Police; and Ron Martin, former sergeant, New York City Police) in their discussion with Robert Childs, Executive Director of the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition, about safety around handling drug paraphernalia.