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Video: FL Police Find 2 Women Overdosed in Van with 2 Infants in Back

October 16, 2017
Police in Boynton Beach, FL, have released disturbing video of two women they say overdosed in a van with two babies inside.

Maine Officer Stuck by Suspect's Bloody Heroin Needle

September 14, 2017
A traffic stop for a speeding ticket escalated quickly in Wiscasset, Maine, this weekend, and ended with assault charges and an officer in the hospital when the officer was stuck with a used heroin needle. More Here.

8 NYPD Officers Sickened by Toxic Fumes at Suspected Drug Lab

September 1, 2017
Eight New York Police Department officers were taken to the hospital early Friday after entering an alleged drug lab in Queens and inhaling fumes believed to have been from a highly toxic synthetic opioid.

2 CO Officers Hospitalized After Struggle With Suspected Heroin User

July 24, 2017
Two Thornton, CO, police officers were hospitalized Friday during a struggle with a man accused of shooting up heroin at a park.

MD Governor Seeks 'Any Kind Of Possible Solutions' to Baltimore Violence

July 6, 2017
With homicides in Baltimore occurring at a historic rate, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday he will meet with Mayor Catherine Pugh to discuss how the state could help.

FL Sheriff Calls Out Local Heroin Dealers

April 10, 2017
A Central Florida sheriff is sending a stern warning to heroin dealers: "We're coming for you. Run!"

Video: FL Sheriff Calls Out Local Heroin Dealers

April 10, 2017
A Central Florida sheriff is sending a stern warning to heroin dealers: "We're coming for you. Run!"

New Mexico to Require All Officers to Carry Naloxone

April 7, 2017
New Mexico on Thursday became the first U.S. state to require all local and state law enforcement agencies to provide officers with antidote kits as the state works to curb deaths from opioid and heroin overdoses.

Video: Police Nab Trio of 'Vigilantes' at Holland Tunnel With Loaded Guns, Ballistic Vests

June 21, 2016
Police arrested three "self-styled vigilantes" with loaded handguns, rifles, 2,000 rounds of ammunition, a loaded magazine that says "America," and bullet-resistant vests with the word "Police" written on them at the Holland Tunnel in New Jersey early Tuesday.

Police Nab Trio of 'Vigilantes' at Holland Tunnel With Loaded Guns, Ballistic Vests

June 21, 2016
Police arrested three "self-styled vigilantes" with loaded handguns, long guns, 2,000 rounds of ammunition, a loaded magazine that says "America," and bullet-resistant vests with the word "Police" written on them at the Holland Tunnel early Tuesday. More Here.

Oregon Man Tried to Stab Officer With Heroin Needle

May 19, 2016
A 63-year-old man faces multiple charges after he allegedly tried to stab a Medford, OR, police officer with a heroin needle during a DUII arrest.

Off-Duty Officer Saved from Heroin Overdose by Fellow Officer

February 18, 2016
An off-duty Buffalo, NY, police officer overdosed on heroin last week, but was revived when an on-duty city police officer responded to a South Buffalo residence and administered at least two doses of the opiate antidote Narcan.

White House Announces Push to Combat Growing Heroin Epidemic

August 18, 2015
About $2.5 million from President Obama's anti-drug programs will target heroin abuse in New England, Appalachia and East Coast cities, and $1.3 million will go to fight trafficking on the border with Mexico.

Illinois Heroin Raid Interrupted by Stream of Customers Knocking at Door

July 30, 2015
Knocks on the door repeatedly interrupted Illinois State Police during a heroin raid in Wood River. Ten people showed up looking to buy heroin with police in the house, police said. More Here.

Video: Illinois Heroin Raid Interrupted by Stream of Customers Knocking at Door

July 30, 2015
Knocks on the door repeatedly interrupted Illinois State Police during a heroin raid in Wood River. Ten people showed up looking to buy heroin with police in the house, police said.

Drug Dealing Gangs Exploiting Milwaukee Police Chase Policy

July 21, 2015
An innovative, violent gang of drug dealers is exploiting the Milwaukee Police Department's own policy on vehicle pursuits and other rules as they feed an incessant hunger for heroin across southeastern Wisconsin and contribute to a surging number of murders in the city.

Heroin Use Spikes Among Women, Higher-Income Groups

July 10, 2015
According to a study by the CDC and the FDA, Heroin use doubled among women and more than doubled among non-Hispanic whites. It increased dramatically among people with incomes above $50,000 and with private health insurance.

Study: Heroin Use Higher Than a Decade Ago

April 23, 2015
Far more people in the USA use heroin than a decade ago, a study from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration found.

Price of Life-Saving Heroin Overdose Antidote Doubles

November 26, 2014
The price of a powerful opioid antidote used to save heroin users during an overdose will double, officials were informed this week, leading to concerns about the future implementation of the tool, which has saved more than 220 lives in New Jersey since April.

Off-Duty Mass. Detective Helps Revive Overdose Victim

October 2, 2013
Barnstable Police Detective Richard Morse was waiting on a sidewalk holding a cup of coffee when a car pulled up in front of him and a woman threw open the driver's side door screaming for help.
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