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Lieutenant Detective Pat Glynn: Saving Lives with Narcan

Lieutenant Detective Pat Glynn, Commander: Special Investigations/Narcotics Unit of the Quincy, Massachusetts Police Department, shares some impressive results, where opiate overdose deaths have been greatly reduced by officers carrying Naloxone, or Narcan. Recorded at the Law Enforcement Safety and Drug Policy Summit, coordinated by the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition, June 12th, 2012, in Raleigh, NC.

UPDATE: Glynn was awarded the 2012 “Advocate for Action” award by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. “Because of Lt. Det. Glynn’s leadership, Quincy’s Narcan program has become a model across the country. This program saves lives and gives people a second chance at changing their futures for the better,” Mayor Thomas Koch said in a release.

Date Published: August 16, 2012