JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. – Mayor Bill Dieruf and Police Chief Ken Hatmaker announces that the Jeffersontown Police Department will partner with the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) to create and launch an addiction outreach and recovery program.
This video follows the creation of the Essex County 28-day detox unit. The unit is filling a large treatment void in the community. In the first 90 days, 132 people have been admitted to the facility. The vast majority successfully completed the 28 days and went on to residential treatment or intensive outpatient programs. […]
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!