As you've probably already heard, Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske reportedly has been nominated by the Obama Administration to direct the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). Here is a sample of what's been reported in local media:
The Next Drug Czar, KUOW's The Conversation, February 11, 2009;
A new drug czar, a new opportunity, The Seattle Times, February 16, 2009;
From Seattle's top cop to 'drug czar', Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 10, 2009.
Join Together's article includes quotes former Police Chief Norm Stamper and Washington State Representative Roger Goodman.