Police chief bolsters department, warns drug dealers that ‘Your days are numbered’


PARIS — More than half a year after taking our a turbulent department, Paris Police Chief Michael Madden said a renewed force will make drug trafficking its top priority.

“If you set up shop and are selling drugs in Paris, your days are numbered,” Madden said.

Hired last October, Madden told selectmen Tuesday night that the support from residents, selectmen, and interim police chief Jerry Hinton helped turn the police force around.

“I believe in the short time we’ve made great progress to get the department back to where it was,” Madden said…


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