FRAMINGHAM – Chief Kenneth Ferguson is pleased to announce that the Framingham Police Department has partnered with the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) to expand the department’s addiction recovery program, Framingham Compassionate Addiction Recovery Education Services (CARES).
GLOUCESTER — Police Chief Leonard Campanello and John Rosenthal, co-founders of the Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.), are pleased to announce that both P.A.A.R.I. and the Gloucester ANGEL Initiative were included in the latest International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) report, entitled “Addressing 21st Century Drug Issues: Law Enforcement’s Leadership Role.”
The Watertown Police Department, a P.A.A.R.I. partner since October 2015, is pleased to announce the Free Community Narcan Distribution Program, which aided in saving a young woman’s life.
JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. – Mayor Bill Dieruf and Police Chief Ken Hatmaker announces that the Jeffersontown Police Department will partner with the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) to create and launch an addiction outreach and recovery program.
DIXON, Ill. — The Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police is providing critical support and backing to the Safe Passage Initiative. This program allows heroin addicts to go to the police or sheriff’s department, turn over their drugs and drug equipment and not fear being arrested. Instead, the person is placed directly to treatment.