Drug Wars: An Evening with Neil Woods

Recovering Justice is delighted to host Neil Woods at George Street Social. Neil is a former Detective Sergeant and undercover operative, and is now Chairman of LEAP UK, and a board member of LEAP in the USA.

Drug Wars

LEAP (Law Enforcement Action Partnership) is a U.N. acredited 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.

Woods the author of the bestselling Good Cop, Bad War, has a new book out, Drug Wars: The terrifying inside story of Britain’s Drug Trade, written with JS Rafaeli. Neil will share his thoughts on the subject, do a Q & A and sign copies of his new book which will be available on the evening.


Drug Wars book


If you are interested in finding out about the realities of Britain’s War on Drugs and sharing ideas offering better alternatives then this is an evening not to be missed.


We are looking to start promptly at 7 pm

7 til 8 pm: Neil Woods

8 til 8.15 pm: Break

8.15 til 9 pm: Q & A

9 – 9.30pm: Book signing


Refreshments can be purchased from George Street Social Cafe throughout the evening. Recovering Justice is a not for profit organisation. The ticket price is to cover our costs with any proceeds remaining will go towards future Recovering Justice activities.



Date and Time

Sunday 2nd September 2018

19:00 – 21:30



George Street Social

45-51 George Street

Newcastle upon Tyne