Community Programs – Operation Fresh Start

n May 1998, Philadelphia’s 25th Police District set up barricades to block all entrances to a drug-infested North Philadelphia neighborhood some called the Badlands. Officers staffed the barricades to keep drug dealers out. From the small borough of Norristown, drug dealers and users would travel to the Badlands and buy illicit drugs, such as heroin … Continue reading Community Programs – Operation Fresh Start