District Attorney Bill Whitesell and fellow Tennessee district attorneys debuted Deceptive Danger, a new statewide campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of prescription medication and synthetic drug abuse at an annual law enforcement training conference, held Wednesday.
District Attorney Bill Whitesell (center) stands with fellow lawyers Wally Kirby and Guy Jones following the debut of the Deceptive Danger campaign Oct. 17, 2012, in Knoxville, Tenn. (Photo submitted)
The district attorneys unveiled an educational DVD featuring real Tennesseans affected by these drugs and a personal message from Gov. Bill Haslam.
The DVD and accompanying posters and brochure are being distributed to public middle and high schools across the state through an ongoing partnership between the District Attorneys General Conference and the Tennessee Department of Education.