Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello and Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan, board members of P.A.A.R.I., were guests on Boston University’s Dean’s Seminar Series on Contemporary Issues in Public Health: Why Cops Are Sending People with Addiction to Treatment Instead of Jail, last month. The two chiefs began revolutionary police assisted recovery programs in their respective communities last […]
Chief Campanello was live on the radio today in Minneapolis. He was a telephone guest of The Chad Hartman Show, discussing PAARI and The Gloucester ANGEL Initiative with the host. Minnesota is new territory — we do not have a police partner there yet. Maybe that will change soon? Be part of the solution. Donate […]
“If we can bring one person in and save that life and put them down the road to recovery, then we’ve served our purpose,” Chief Short told WGME.
The Greenfield, Wis. Police Department this week became the first agency in Wisconsin to join with PAARI. Counting Wisconsin, 18 states now have police departments with addiction recovery programs under the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative. Welcome aboard!
Steve Raiport from the Gowanda Police Department sat down with Time Warner Cable News and NBC-2 WGRZ Buffalo yesterday to discuss his partnership with PAARI. Gowanda is a small community if about 2,500 people, and they are being hit as hard as any other community in the country, underscoring the urgency if the problem and […]
The Boston Globe has honored Chief Leonard Campanello as one of its Bostonians of the Year. Chief Campanello, mentioned in the honorable mentions category, was singled out by the Globe along with John Rosenthal and Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan for their work in attacking the disease of drug and opioid addiction. The full story […]