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Published on May 25, 2017
MILLERSVILLE, Maryland—Anne Arundel County Police believe that incarcerating people addicted to opioids is not a solution to the epidemic. Police Chief Timothy Altomare views addiction as a disease, and his department is encouraging addicts to get into treatment.
Abuse of heroin, prescription painkillers and other opioids has claimed thousands of lives in Maryland over the last decade. Capital News Service's ViewFinder visual storytelling team spent a year in Anne Arundel County documenting the problem.