The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) and Gloucester ANGEL Initiative were recently featured in Boston Metro after the program was recently reviewed by the New England Journal of Medicine. The study, spearheaded by researchers from Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Public Health, concluded that police-led placement programs greatly outweighed other methods of addiction treatment and placement.
DOVER, Del. – Chief Paul M. Bernat announces that the Dover Police Department has partnered with the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) to establish the department’s addiction recovery program, the ANGEL Program. Dover Police Department is P.A.A.R.I.’s first partner in Delaware, marking the program’s expansion into 25 states nationwide.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — More than half a dozen Police Departments in Strafford and Rockingham Counties in New Hampshire and York County, Maine are pleased to announce the launch of the Community Access to Recovery (CAR) program, which is set to begin on July 6.
Scarborough, Maine Police Department’s Operation Hope Places 150th Participant Into Treatment See media coverage from WGME, Portland’s CBS affiliate, here. SCARBOROUGH, MAINE — Chief Robbie Moulton is pleased to announce that the Scarborough Police Department’s Operation HOPE (the Heroin – Opiate Prevention Effort) has placed its 150th participant into a drug treatment and rehabilitation program. […]
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.”