Nogales Police Officers will now carry Naloxone, commonly known as Narcan.
In a tweet, the Nogales Police Department said they are taking a proactive approach and equipping officers with Naloxone. Naloxone's purpose is to reduce deadly opiate/opioid overdose.
NPD in partnership with the MCHC and in collaboration with Dr. Pereira and his staff, the NPD is taking a proactive approach and equipping officers with Naloxone. Officers will, now carry Naloxone commonly known as Narcan. The purpose is to reduce fatal opiate/opioid overdoses. pic.twitter.com/rqZjFETStr
— Nogales Police (@NogalesPoliceAz) October 10, 2018
NPD partnered with the MCHC and collaborated with Dr. Pereira and his staff to make this possible.