LOWELL — Acting Superintendent Barry Golner and the Lowell Police Department report that Co-Response Jail Diversion Clinicians Courtney Motuzas and Mackenzie Dezieck have partnered with police officers to divert 78 people from arrest or involuntary emergency room visits since July 2021.
ARLINGTON — Chief Julie Flaherty and Director of Health and Human Services Christine Bongiorno are pleased to announce the hiring of Thomas Caccavaro as the departments’ new part-time recovery specialist.
PAARI Applauds President Biden and the White House ONDCP Announcement of Model Law to Expand First-Responder Deflection Programs
BOSTON — Executive Director Zoe Grover and Co-Founder and Board Chair John Rosenthal of the Police Assisted Addiction & Recovery Initiative (PAARI) applaud President Biden and the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy for releasing model state laws aimed at expanding first-responder deflection programs such as PAARI has led nationwide.
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 the Bedford Police Department has a new Jail Diversion Program (JDP) Clinician, Mackenzie Dezieck.
Chiefs from six Plymouth County police departments, which have formed a coalition to pool their resources have been awarded a grant by the state Department of Mental Health to improve the way law enforcement serve those suffering from mental illness.
Coalition of Middlesex Police Departments Secures Grant for Mental Health and Jail Diversion Program
For Immediate Release Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 Contact: John Guilfoil Phone: 781-791-7627 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Jessica Sacco Phone: 978-769-5193 Email: email@example.com Coalition of Middlesex Police Departments Secures Grant for Mental Health and Jail Diversion Program BEDFORD — Police Chiefs in eight Middlesex County communities, which have joined together to share resources and better manage cases […]