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Mill Creek Police Department implements life-saving Narcan program

 

Last updated 9/20/2016 at Noon



Recognizing there is an opioid pandemic in Snohomish County, the Mill Creek Police Department is joining area law enforcement agencies in taking a proactive step to battle this problem.

Officers are being trained in the use of Narcan, also known as Naloxone, a drug used to block the effects of opioids on the brain. It gives individuals who have overdosed on opioids a better chance at surviving. Sgt. Sean Conner is spearheading the program, and the Mill Creek Police Department plans to have all officers trained by the end of 2016.

City Manager Rebecca Polizzotto asked Chief of Police Greg...



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