“HELP NOT HANDCUFFS” GROUP CLAIMS FIRST OCPO FACEBOOK FOLLOWER OF THE WEEK TITLE FOR 2015
The OCPO commends the “Help not Handcuffs” community campaign to assist and find help for those suffering from tragic drug addictions. Yes – the heartless dealer who preys on and seeks to profit from those suffering from drug addiction needs to be held accountable. Especially those who bring death with a total disregard for the addicted persons life, but OC Law Enforcement cannot arrest away the Overdose crisis. This groups efforts to have addiction treated as a public health problem is an important step in addressing addictions tragic consequences.
All of us at OCPO salute this groups selfless efforts on behalf of those in the fight of their life against addiction – Al Della Fave.
Group offers substance abusers ‘help, not handcuffs’
A holiday toy drive organized by an Asbury Park resident was successful in delivering toys and over $500 in gift cards to a women’s shelter in the city. Help Not Handcuffs, founded by Randy Thompson [shown above, at left], is a community campaign to decriminalize and de-stigmatize substance use diso…