On Assignment

On Assignment: Chief Rehab

On Assignment: Chief Rehab 11:01

Josh Mankiewicz reports from Gloucester, Massachusetts, where Chief of Police Leonard Campanello started a ground-breaking approach to treating the nation’s heroin epidemic. Campanello partnered with several treatment facilities to create “The Angel Initiative,” in which any addict who walks into the police station and asks for help is guaranteed access to detox facilities.

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Chief Rehab: The Story of Three Addicts 3:56
Chief Rehab: An Idea 0:46
Chief Rehab: A town hall on addiction 2:36
Chief Rehab: A Conversation between Josh Mankiewicz and Chief Campanello 1:52

Behind the Scenes Photos from 'Chief Rehab'

A behind-the-scenes look at Chief Leonard Campanello interview with Josh Mankiewicz. NBC News
Gloucester Chief of Police Leonard Campanello speaks to an addiction support group in Holyoke, MA about his program "The Angel Initiative. NBC News
One of the 'On Assignment' cameramen gets a shot of the Gloucester Bay. NBC News