Dating cop smoke weed
Police have a built-in financial incentive to focus their arrests on low-level drug offenders to fatten their statistics, especially because these are some of the easiest arrests to make.
This is a major reason why marijuana arrest rates have gone up in recent years, and why they make up the majority of all drug detentions nationally.
While they disagree on whether it's a gateway drug - Robert notes that every heroin addict started out drinking milk, implying that it's difficult to link the use of one product to another - they all seem to agree that legal repercussions for using marijuana do more harm than good.
'It costs more to put someone in prison than it does to send someone to Harvard,' says Robert, suggesting that sending people to prison for marijuana possession or distribution is a wasteful drain on society.
Dating a police officer means dating a responsible member of the community who has made it their living to protect the rights and safety of their fellow man and woman, and this is of course something that can be a great source of pride.
Because of decades-old grant programs, local precincts are showered with money from the federal government if they keep their arrest numbers high.If you’re a cannabis aficionado who chooses to indulge in the herb, you're a walking dollar sign to the police.