MELROSE — Chief Michael Lyle and Kathleen Guevara from the Melrose Substance Abuse Coalition announce that the Melrose Police Department will host its March community meeting on nasal Naloxone (Narcan) and how to use the life-saving opioid reversal drug.
LAWRENCE – Chief James Fitzpatrick is pleased to report that the Lawrence Police Department will now carry nasal Naloxone (Narcan) in an effort to save lives when responding to reported drug overdoses. The department will receive a $35,000 grant from the Department of Public Health to train, equip and outfit all Lawrence police officers with the life-saving drug.
ARLINGTON — Chief Frederick Ryan announces that the Arlington Police Department has 200 doses of 4 mg nasal naloxone devices, and will be holding walk-in hours every week for those in need of a replacement following the recall last week.
GROVELAND – Deputy Chief Jeffrey Gillen announces that the Groveland Police Department is now carrying nasal Naloxone in all cruisers to better equip officers when they respond to reported drug overdoses.
Chief Frederick Ryan reports that the Arlington Police Department has charged a man after he allegedly caused a two-car motor vehicle crash while operating under the influence of drugs last night.