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November 01, 2015
Police adopt drug addict program pioneered in Massachusetts

Police adopt drug addict program pioneered in Massachusetts

Gloucester police say dozens of departments in nine states have taken a page from their ANGEL program, which gives addicts a chance to get treatment rather than arrested - Full Story
August 07, 2014

Police rescue kitten drugged with heroin, saved with Narcan

When the officer approached the car, he saw that the kitten had a rope tied tightly around its neck - Full Story
June 19, 2014

18 NY departments approved for Narcan heroin antidote

The tally is more than double the eight Long Island agencies that requested nearly 200 kits of the antidote Narcan - Full Story
May 27, 2014

NYPD officers to carry heroin OD antidote

Thousands of officers will soon be carrying Narcan to help deal with the recent spike in heroin overdoses - Full Story
April 17, 2014

Holder urges use of OD-reversal drug Narcan

Attorney General Eric Holder has urged first responders to use an overdose-reversal drug to help save lives amid a nationwide resurgence in heroin abuse - Full Story
March 25, 2014

Police, firefighters clash over right to administer Narcan

Buffalo firefighters believe they have the exclusive right to administer Narcan, a lifesaving antidote to forestall the effects of heroin and prescription painkiller overdoses - Full Story
February 27, 2014
Narcan: Who should carry the OD drug?

Narcan: Who should carry the OD drug?

Supporters say the opportunity to save potentially thousands of lives outweighs any fears by critics that the promise of a nearby antidote would only encourage drug abuse - Full Story
February 24, 2014

NY cops to carry Narcan to fight heroin ODs

Officers will soon carry a powerful prescription drug to reverse the effects of an overdose - Full Story

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