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(tdn.com) COWLITZ COUNTY, WA –  The Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Narcotics Task Force, which faced shutdown in June due to a $150,000 budget shortfall, will likely live to see the end of the year. Cowlitz County Sheriff Mark

(wvnews.com) WEST VIRGINIA – Due to the risk of fentanyl exposure, many police departments aren’t letting their dogs off the leash during home searches — unless absolutely necessary. The same deadly opioids that can be

(herald-dispatch.com) MORGANTOWN, WV – Pat Cornell, a paramedic in Monongalia County, says he responded to about 10 overdose calls in one recent weekend. He was very shaken by one particular episode, the overdose of an

(coshoctontribune.com) COSHOCTON, OH – Sheriff Tim Rogers grew up helping a local man to raise cattle and do other things on his farm. One of the man’s sons became addicted to heroin and died a little

(FOX29.com) COLUMBUS OH – (VIDEO) – Police body camera video shows another life being saved by the anti-overdose drug Narcan, but the life saved was not that of a person who is addicted to opiates.

(courtesy of komonews.com) SEATTLE WA – The Seattle Police Department announced April 5, 2018, the expansion of their Naloxone program. In two years officers have saved about two dozen from overdoses- more kits hitting the