The Partnership for a Drug-Free America Lauds Kerlikowske as New Director of Office of National Drug Control Policy
“Chief Kerlikowske’s deep understanding of the broad-ranging impacts of substance abuse on public safety, communities and family health is a tremendous asset to ONDCP and the field,” said
A 36-year veteran of law enforcement, Kerlikowske is steeped in drug enforcement and supply issues, and his work with nonprofit and community organizations including Fight Crime: Invest in Kids and The Salvation Army demonstrate his understanding of the importance of reducing demand for drugs in
“The fields of substance abuse prevention, treatment and law enforcement are fortunate to have the author of the legislation to create ONDCP, Vice President
ONDCP plays a critical role in establishing federal drug policy and ensuring that government agencies work together toward common goals. The Partnership works closely with ONDCP on the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign and other important public education efforts, including the recent launch of the first national campaign to curb meth use in Native communities.
SOURCE Partnership for a Drug-Free America