Generational Cycles of Drug Trafficking: How we can fix it w/ Bradly Johnson of BUILD Inc. Chicago

Aug 26, 2022

Welcome to The Opioid Matrix: A Journey Into The Rabbit Hole. In this episode, we take a deep dive into the International Side of the war on drugs.

In our conversation with Jen and Michael Brown, Counter-Narcotics Interdiction Business Development  Director at Rigaku Analytical Devices, we talk to Bradly Johnson, Chief Community Officer at BUILD Inc. Chicago about:
  • The Mission of Build Inc. Chicago.
  • How has the view on the War on Drugs and Drug-Related crimes affected Chicago’s Youth since the 90’s?
  • The Generational Cycle of Drug Trafficking.
  • How to Address Concentrated Poverty in cities

Views expressed in this material are opinions of the host and the guest, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Rigaku Analytical Devices.

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Michael W. Brown is the global director of counter-narcotics technology at Rigaku Analytical Devices. He has a distinguished career spanning more than 32 years as a Special Agent for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Most recently he was the DEA Headquarters staff coordinator for the Office of Foreign Operations for the Middle East-Europe-Afghanistan-India. Prior to that he served as the country attaché in India and Myanmar providing foreign advisory support for counter narcotic enforcement. He also spent 10 years in Pakistan as a special advisor to the US Embassy on various law enforcement issues. Michael is a graduate of the United States Ranger Training Battalion and has a master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Technology and Management from the University of Eastern Michigan.

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