SIROW in the News for Their Work Addressing the Opioid Epidemic!

Sept. 14, 2023

A news article written by SIROW Director Jo Korchmaros was published in The Conversation! In this article, she discusses advances in coordinated and collaborative policing and substance abuse treatment practices to address substance abuse and related public health and community safety issues. This article presents findings from SIROW’s research on the Tucson Police Department’s Deflection Program.


A related news story was just released by the University of Arizona’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.  


Please take a moment to read the article and story and learn about a promising alternative to arrest for addressing drug abuse and the opioid epidemic.