Gloucester Police Chief Allegedly Destroyed Evidence In Probe Of His ConductPlay
Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello gained attention around the country for the so-called "Angel Program" — a police effort to help drug addicts, rather than punish them.
On Monday, Gloucester Mayor Sefatia Romeo Thekenmayor announced she is is starting the process required to terminate Campanello's contract — the mayor says Campanello has been the subject of an investigation into inappropriate conduct and that there is evidence the chief destroyed evidence.
Reporter Fred Thys discussed the developments with WBUR's All Things Considered.
This segment aired on October 3, 2016.