In June 2011, the Baltimore Sun reported on the Turning Point Clinic becoming the city’s first open access methadone clinic — giving addicts the drug within 15 minutes of walking in the door – despite not yet having the approval of state and federal officials. The article quoted Rev. Williams, “The waiting game is over. It means one less desperate criminal will be walking our streets at night.” The article notes how Rev. Williams takes countering drug addiction personally. In 2002, his daughter was killed in a drug-related shooting in the Park Heights neighborhood in Northwest Baltimore. “We intend to do this with or without the blessing of our mayor, our governor or our elected officials in Annapolis,” he said.