A group of P.A.A.R.I. law enforcement leaders and associates traveled to New York today for a Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) Conference “Responding to the Opioid Epidemic.”
Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan, East Bridgewater Police Chief Scott Allen, Woburn Police Chief Robert Ferullo, Wakefield Police Chief Rick Smith, Lowell Police Chief William Taylor, Plymouth Police Chief Michael Botieri, Essex County Sheriff Kevin Coppinger, Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan, P.A.A.R.I. Executive Director Allie Hunter McDade, P.A.A.R.I. Co-founder and Chairman John Rosenthal, P.A.A.R.I. member Josh Rosenthal and P.A.A.R.I. members from as far as Everett, Wash. attended the conference at NYPD Headquarters, 1 Police Plaza.
Remarks were given by NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill, PERF President Scott Thompson and Office of National Drug Control Policy Acting Director Richard Baum. The conference was moderated by PERF Executive Director Chuck Wexler.