William Schievella, Law Enforcement Against Drugs (LEAD) National Executive Board Member Visits the White House to Discuss Drug Interdiction and Prevention

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Morris County Police Chiefs Association President Ciro Chimento pose with LEAD Executive Board members Tom. Marinaro and William Schievella before being briefed by Vice President Pence at the White House complex

MORRIS COUNTY — This week the leadership of Law Enforcement Against Drugs (LEAD) were invited to the White House for a meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and National Drug Control.

Policy Director Jim Carroll, National LEAD Executive Board member William Schievella and Morris County Police Chiefs Association President Ciro Chimento were among leaders that spent a day discussing the alarming rise in fentanyl laced heroin and cocaine.

“Aggressive law enforcement and prosecution needs to be coupled with prevention strategies to stop people from becoming addicted in the first place”, said Schievella a retired Chief of Detectives from the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and former Morris County Undersheriff.

LEAD is the largest growing evidence based drug prevention program in the nation which places law enforcement and educators together with the community to stop children from using Drugs. LEAD is glad to work closely with the National Drug Control Policy Office within the White House to be in the forefront of the fight against drugs.

Vice President Mike Pence
LEAD Executive Board members William Schievella and Tom Marinaro pose with White House National Drug Control Policy Director Jim Carroll
Law Enforcement leaders from through the nation pose with White House National Drug Control Policy Director Jim Carroll at the White House complex

 

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Frank Cahill
Publisher of Parsippany Focus since 1989 and Morris Focus since Jan. 1, 2019 both covering a wide range of events. Mr. Cahill serves as the Executive Board Member of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, President of Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Foundation, Vice Chairman of Parsippany-Troy Hils Economic Development Advisory Board and Co-Host of Focus on Business, Cable TV Business Show.

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