Washington, D.C. — The administration of President Barack Obama is honoring Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello today at the White House for his revolutionary ANGEL Initiative that works to combat drug addiction.
Law enforcement and addiction recovery leaders gathered with Representative Ann-Margaret Ferrante (D-Gloucester) today at the Massachusetts State House to pledge their support for a bill aimed at creating new and innovative policing programs that facilitate treatment and recovery options for those in need throughout the state.
On Feb. 11, Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello spoke to Boston Public Radio about his department’s ANGEL initiative. Campanello talked about his motivation behind creating the program, the progress police have made since its launch, and more. To listen to the full interview, click here.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell today announced the District Attorney’s Office has launched Operation S.A.F.E (Save Addicts From Epidemic) to send drug addicts to treatment to save lives and prevent crime. He was joined by Cooperstown Police Chief Mike Covert, who instituted the program in November.
Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello was on the front page of today’s edition of the New York Times. The in-depth feature profiles the Gloucester ANGEL Program after reporter Katharine Seelye spent several months following Chief Campanello through his daily operations and his travels across the country working with those struggling with the disease of addiction, […]
GLOUCESTER — 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 Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan and Patrick W. Collins, Assistant Clerk Magistrate at Essex County Superior Court, have joined the organization’s Board of Directors.