ELLSWORTH, Maine — Chief Harold Bickmore is pleased to announce that the Ellsworth Police Department has partnered with Healthy Acadia, other Hancock County law enforcement partners and the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative to begin their addiction recovery program, Project Hope (Heroin-Opiate Prevention Effort).
Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative Surpasses 100 Police Department Partners in 24 States
GLOUCESTER — Police Chief Leonard Campanello and John Rosenthal, co-founders of the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.), are extraordinarily pleased to announce that the organization’s roster, in less than 11 months, has burgeoned to 106 police departments in 24 states as law enforcement agencies nationwide have partnered with P.A.A.R.I. to help people suffering with the disease of addiction in their communities access treatment and begin to take back their lives.
Gallery: Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello Honored as “Champion of Change” by White House
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.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives Passes Bill to Promote Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Programs
HARRISBURG, April 12 – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, praised the passage of H.B. 176, the first bill in the country to establish a framework for a statewide grant program to promote police-assisted addiction recovery programs. The bill now heads to the state Senate, where Frankel hopes it will be taken up quickly.
Salamanca, N.Y. Police Department Joins P.A.A.R.I., Begins Addiction Recovery Initiative
SALAMANCA- Chief Troy Westfall is pleased to announce that the Salamanca Police Department is working with The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) to further its addiction outreach and recovery program, Community Connections.
Cheshire County in New Hampshire Joins P.A.A.R.I. to Expand Addiction Recovery Initiatives
KEENE, N.H. — Law enforcement and community leaders in Cheshire County have come together to announce a partnership with the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.). As a result, police and fire departments will implement the Coordinated Access Point Program (CAPP) and Cheshire County Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative (CHAARI) this month.