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How ‘Deflection’ By Police Can Help Fight Opioid Addiction

Instead of arresting them, police in Chicago, Lake County and beyond are diverting some opioid addicts into treatment.

Morning Shift digs into the technique and its potential benefits. 

GUEST: Jac Charlier, executive director of the TASC Center for Health And Justice

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Can We Help Opioid Abusers Without Jailing Them?

(The Crime Report 1/7/19)




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