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The vision of the Roselle “Everett Hatcher” Prevention Coalition’s (REHPC) is to foster the growth of a successful community of youth and families making positive choices to remain drug free. Our mission is to inform, connect, and bring awareness to the youth and families of Roselle of the substance abuse issues impacting our neighborhood through education, prevention, and enforcement in order to reduce and prevent youth drug use.
The formation and history of our coalition is tied to the story of one man’s life cut short by drug related violence. The Roselle “Everett Hatcher” Prevention Coalition (referred hereafter as REHPC) was named after Special Agent Everett E. Hatcher of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Field Division, who was shot and killed on February 28, 1989, during an undercover investigation on Staten Island in New York City. He was 46 years old and a lifelong resident of the Roselle. Special Agent Hatcher was survived by his wife Mary Jane and two sons, Zachary and Joshua. His death motivated a group of concerned citizens to ban together to reclaim their community from the deleterious effects of substance abuse.
CRANFORD, NJ – #Everyoneknowssomeone was the theme of this year's Annual Union County Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk in Nomahegan Park. The walk coordinated and hosted by Prevention Links and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders was held this past Saturday...read more
ROSELLE, NJ - As the opioid epidemic ravages New Jersey and the greater United States, reducing overdoses, drug-related crime and overall harm caused by opioids starts with small communities, where the impact of addiction hits hardest. The Roselle Everett Hatcher...read more
Join us on February 22, 2018 at St. Joseph the Carpenter School, 140 3rd Ave., for “Hidden in Plain Sight,” a program of the Drug Enforcement Administration presented in collaboration with Roselle Everett Hatcher Prevention Coalition and Prevention links. This event...read more