Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Anti-Overdose Drug Becoming an Everyday Part of Police Work

New York Times, June 12, 2014

"Amid the weeknight bustle of a Walmart parking lot in Centereach, N.Y., a young woman in a pickup truck had lost consciousness and was turning blue.

Her companion called 911. Possible drug overdose; come fast.

A Suffolk County police officer, Matthew Siesto, who had been patrolling the lot, was the first to arrive. Needles were visible in the center console; the woman was breathing irregularly, and her pupils had narrowed to pinpoints." Read more

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