Hope Not Handcuffs is an initiative of Michigan-based Families Against Narcotics, has partnered with Tri-County Community Partnership to create the organization’s first expansion outside of Michigan.
Chief Peter Volkmann, of the Chatham Police Department in New York, was featured in an in-depth story on his department’s renewed approach to confronting the opioid crisis. To watch the series of videos via WMHT, click here. For part 2, click here.
The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I) is pleased to announce that it will hold its second annual National Law Enforcement Summit this December.
P.A.A.R.I was honored with a national Excellence in AmeriCorps Award today.
PAARI is pleased to congratulate Chief John King and Milton Police Department for yesterday’s launch of Milton Cares overdose response team. Milton Police Department joins the movement of nearly 500 law enforcement agencies across the country who recognize that addiction is a disease not a crime that needs treatment, not jail. PAARI AmeriCorps Recovery Coach, Kurt Gerold, will be […]
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 […]