The Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) through its Community Policing Unit will host a presentation to help parents and guardians become familiar with current drug trends. The free informative event is open to the public ad will be held on Tuesday, May 8th, at 7 p.m. at the Roselle Park Municipal Complex.
A speaker from Union County Prevention Links which – according to its website – is a private, not-for-profit organization, which takes a leadership role in the prevention of drugs, alcohol, tobacco and related issues (link).
The presentation will be approximately 45 minutes long and will cover opiates, alcohol, and vaping among other drug-related topics.
Representatives from RPPD will also be available to answer any questions residents might have.
RPPD Chief Paul W. Morrison stated he and the department want to take a proactive approach in raising awareness to the current drug trends that are affecting Union County.
Chief Morrison stated, “If we can raise awareness about the possible signs of drug use to parents, we may be able to prevent a tragedy. Police Departments and the community must work together in order to prevent tragedies from drug and alcohol abuse.”
The Roselle Park Municipal Complex is located at 110 East Westfield Avenue. Anyone requesting more information can contact police headquarters at (908) 245-2300.