What does a Florida Collier County police officer do when he is busted for drug abuse and forced to hit bottom following the Jellenik curve? If you are former Florida Collier County police officer Kyle Beiner and have been clean for 11 months, your job prospects are pretty glum, so you become the director of the new St. Matthew's House of Sarasota a brand new Bill Wilson training facility. Talk about a drop in pay grade and responsibilities.....
Grads bringing hope to addicts
By LISA MOORE Correspondent
Published: Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 1:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 5:17 p.m.
As the director of the new St. Matthew's House of Sarasota, Kyle Beiner began a mission to help free other men from addiction.
"It can happen to anyone," Beiner, 39, said. "This disease of addiction does not discriminate."
The former Collier County police officer and family man used to arrest drug abusers, but later found himself arrested for the same offense.
He has been clean for 11 months.