MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Police Chiefs of Acton, Bedford, Concord, Carlisle, Lincoln, Lexington, Stow, Maynard and Hanscom Air Force Base, which make up the Central Middlesex Police Partnership (CMPP), are pleased to announce that their police departments have received their second AmeriCorps grant from the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I) to bring on a part-time recovery coach to increase the group’s addiction and recovery efforts.
We were so honored to celebrate the contributions and service of our 22 AmeriCorps members at last week’s graduation ceremony. These 22 dedicated individuals served 55 law enforcement agencies throughout Massachusetts and helped 4,245 unique individuals affected by substance use disorders. We are so proud of all their efforts and excited to see the amazing […]
A new in-depth feature in Yankee Magazine delves into how the national opioid crisis is having an especially acute effect on New England, and explores the work being done by P.A.A.R.I, the Gloucester Police Department and others to curtail the epidemic. The story looks beyond the numbers, focusing on the people on the front lines […]