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Boston Police Officer Hospitalized After Possible Fentanyl Exposure

An officer with the Boston Police Department was hospitalized after suffering signs of exposure to fentanyl on Wednesday night.

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Massachusetts Officer Treated for Exposure to Fentanyl

An officer with the Wareham (MA) Police Department responding to an overdose call was exposed to fentanyl over the weekend.

Federal Agents at Mexico Border Make Largest Fentanyl Seizure Ever

Customs officers stationed at the commercial border crossing in Nogales made the largest fentanyl seizure ever recorded at any port of entry after a K-9 alerted others at the post that a haul of illegal narcotics was somewhere inside a vehicle at the checkpoint.

8 Ohio Deputies, 2 DEA Agents Hospitalized for Possible Fentanyl Exposure

At 5:30 a.m., deputies were responding to a residence in Rocky River for what appeared to be a raid involving DEA agents.

Protection Against Airborne Toxins

Officers will continue to come into contact with extremely strong and potentially lethal opioid drugs and need to be armed with scientifically validated facts and not fiction.

Drug Detection and Officer Protection

Police need tools to identify unknown substances and to keep those materials from harming them.

How to Protect Against Fentanyl Exposure

It's important to know what to look for if you suspect contact with fentanyl. Symptoms of opioid overdose include very small "pinpoint" pupils, slow heartbeat or low blood pressure, and being unresponsive.

Video: DOJ Announces New Fentanyl Safety Video for First Responders

The Office of Justice Programs' Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) on Thursday released the Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for First Responders companion training video Fentanyl: The Real Deal. The video was produced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to help first responders protect themselves when the presence of fentanyl is suspected or encountered on the job.

DOJ's Fentanyl Safety Video for First Responders

The Office of Justice Programs' Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) on Thursday released the Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for First Responders companion training video Fentanyl: The Real Deal. The video was produced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to help first responders protect themselves when the presence of fentanyl is suspected or encountered on the job. More here.

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

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