End It For Good

Ep. 19 - Interview: Dr. Lt. James Nolan - Confidential Informants - Minors, undercover police work, and broken trust

June 30, 2019

In Mississippi, a minor can agree to become a Confidential Informant without their parents even knowing, much less consenting. Dr. Lt. James Nolan spent years as a drug enforcement officer, performing undercover work himself, and joins us to unpack what a CI is, the fear that is leveraged to get participants, and why these programs are so damaging to community trust and ultimately public safety.