Crimefighting & Compassion: Taking on Opioid/Heroin abuse


The opioid crisis
does not discrimate Whether you are black or white, rich or poor,
Whether you are black or white, rich or poor, Democrat or Republican… this epidemic spares no community. My name is Juan Figueroa and I am running for Sheriff because I’ve seen first hand what happens to our communities and families that are impacted by this crisis. As a retired member of the New York State Police and former member of the
Bureau of Criminal Investigations I have successfully worked to take down the drug cartels. Like the drug networks I fought against the pharmaceutical industry has spread addiction to make a profit
the pharmaceutical industry has spread addiction to make a profit and a result we’ve seen rampant
has spread addiction to make a profit and a result we’ve seen rampant addiction to opioids and heroin.
and a result we’ve seen rampant addiction to opioids and heroin. While they may not fit the stereotype of drug dealers they have the same motives.
of drug dealers they have the same motives. The only difference is that they push their products while wearing a suit and tie and sitting behind a desk.
while wearing a suit and tie and sitting behind a desk. Like drug cartels, going after their money
Like drug cartels, going after their money is an effective way to end their reign.
going after their money is an effective way to end their reign. Big Pharma should be held accountable by both civil suits
Big Pharma should be held accountable by both civil suits and the criminal justice system and I will explore every legal option that’s available to go after them. As your next Sheriff I will put humane treatment of the opioid crisis on the top of my agenda. I will work with our communities, our families, and medical professionals.
I will work with our communities, our families, and medical professionals. I will assist those that are looking to kick their addictions in order to turn their lives around. I am Juan Figueroa and I approve this message
because together we can combat this issue. But we first need to accept that this is not a problem that we can simply
that this is not a problem that we can simply arrest ourselves out of.

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