APT Enlists Cops To Quiet Clinic Corner

Chris Peak photo

Chris Peak photo

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 

A controversial methadone clinic in the Hill is paying the city for extra police presence in an attempt to deter potential illegal activity from happening outside of its doors.

According to the neighborhood’s top cop, that strategy is working out well.

At Tuesday night’s regular monthly meeting of the Hill North Community Management Team at Career High School on Legion Avenue, Lt. Jason Minardi told neighbors that the APT Foundation has been paying for an off-duty New Haven police officer to be stationed outside of its primary methadone dispensary at 435 Congress Ave. from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Monday through Friday.

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