From the January 1975 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

NYPD Progress

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"The policeman is often in a crisis situation that requires coolness and clear thinking," observes Msgr. Joseph Dunne, chaplain of the New York City Police Department. "And, of course, he carries a gun." Thus, it becomes a matter of special importance to the community to identify alcoholism where it exists on a police force and move to eliminate it.

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