P.A.A.R.I. is pleased to share a recent success story from one of our law enforcement partners in Scarborough, Maine. In October 2015, Erica Maxim walked into the Scarborough Police Department seeking help after five years of using heroin and was put into a treatment program. One year later, she is sober and has not used […]
JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. – Mayor Bill Dieruf and Police Chief Ken Hatmaker are pleased to announce that the Jeffersontown Police Department has partnered with four local treatment facilities as part of the Jeffersontown ANGEL Program to offer recovery services to program participants.
The following letter was sent to the United States Congress Conference Committee: July 5, 2016 Dear Senators and Congresspersons, The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative is a network of over 140 police departments and 300 treatment centers. Our mission is to promote treatment, reduce stigma and aid in the opioid epidemic rather than to simply […]
Click here to watch live as Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on behalf of the Arlington Police Department and P.A.A.R.I., and the organization’s mission to change the way law enforcement interacts with substance abusers in their communities.
GLOUCESTER — Police Chief Leonard Campanello and John Rosenthal, co-founders of the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.), are pleased to announce that Tonno, Gloucester’s newest restaurant, will host a soft opening with all proceeds benefitting the P.A.A.R.I. organization.
On May 12, U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, in a speech to the U.S. Senate, praised the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative — calling it a national model and thanking founders, Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello and businessman John Rosenthal for their innovative idea.