How One Police Chief Is Changing the Conversation Around Addiction

"[We have] more people dying of drugs than ever in the history of our country…what we’re doing is not working" — Here’s how an Ohio police chief is shifting the response to drug use from punishment to treatment.

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Correction: We incorrectly said Sgt. Jacob Hicks is part of the Hamilton County Addiction Response Coalition Task Force. He works for the Cincinnati Police Department. We regret this error.

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