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Video: 24 Guards, Inmates Treated for Opioid Exposure in Ohio Prison

August 29, 2018
As officers and medical responders arrived, a total of 28 individuals were treated through the administration of naloxone.

Connecticut Police Make Arrest in Connection With Mass Overdose Case

August 16, 2018
More than three dozen individuals appeared to have overdosed on the New Haven Green in Connecticut on Wednesday.

Oregon Deputy Uses Naloxone to Save K-9 from Accidental Overdose

August 9, 2018
A deputy with the Clackamas County (OR) Sheriff's Office was with his K-9 partner Abbie on Tuesday when the dog was exposed to heroin in a container.

3 Wisconsin Officers Treated for Fentanyl Exposure

May 28, 2018
Officers said they spotted a man and a woman in a stolen vehicle in the parking lot. While searching that vehicle, officers say they removed a purse that had an unknown substance in it. One officer began feeling ill while still on the scene, the other showed symptoms back at the station.

With Synthetic Opioids On the Rise, Feds Look to Protect First Responders

June 9, 2017
Some chemical agents used to process illicit drugs are so toxic that even non-users and emergency responders are at risk of an overdose, the Drug Enforcement Administration warned police departments across the United States this week.

More Officers Carrying Naloxone to Protect K-9s from Opioid Overdose

June 2, 2017
Some law enforcement officers in the Pittsburgh, PA, region have started carrying naloxone in case a K-9 falls ill while sniffing out drugs during detection work, such as raids and searches of cars and homes.

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.
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