Drug dealer contacts

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A police force is using data found on drug dealers' phones to identify and support potential addicts. Essex Police said SMS text messages would be sent to s found on devices owned by known county lines drug dealers. The messages will offer those trying to overcome substance abuse a way to seek help from a charity.

Drug dealer contacts

Det Ch Insp Lewis Basford said the force hoped to reach "thousands" of people through the scheme. He said: "Drugs gangs exploit drug users and vulnerable people, and we know there are people who may feel trapped by their lifestyle or frightened to get help.

Drug dealer contacts

The Essex Violence and Vulnerability Unit is providing funding for Drug dealer contacts cost of sending the messages. Joni Thompson, from Open Road, the charity helping with the initiative, said: "We fully understand how difficult it is to take that first step to seek and ask for help. She said the charity had helped 12, people last year through its services, "helping them to make sustainable and positive changes in their lives". Recovery can happen at any time," she said. If you have a story suggestion eastofenglandnews bbc. Drug dealers' manslaughter sentences reduced. Related Topics.

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Drug dealer contacts

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