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.
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.
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.”
Earlier this week, Gloucester Chief Leonard Campanello was featured in Boston Magazine’s article highlighting four innovative ideas for fixing the opioid crisis. The story is part of the magazine’s list of 2016 Game Changers.