How does your department’s narcotics field testing measure up? (infographic)

More than 90 percent of officers in a recent survey said they are worried about fentanyl exposure, but many lack clear procedures, effective testing tools and adequate PPE


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By Police1 BrandFocus Staff

How does your department’s narcotics field testing measure up? A recent Police1 survey confirmed that the vast majority of police officers are worried about fentanyl exposure when handling narcotics.

A recent Police1 survey confirmed that the vast majority of police officers are worried about fentanyl exposure when handling narcotics. To learn more about the risks and how cops are handling them, we asked about procedures for handling known drugs or unidentified substances, as well as what testing tools and PPE are used in the field.

Download the FREE infographic to learn:

  • How many departments have an establish protocol for incidents where fentanyl is suspected on scene.
  • How many officers say they do or don’t test unknown substances in the field.
  • How many departments provide officers with naloxone, and how many regularly carry it.
  • How often police are called to overdose cases.

Click here to learn more about the dangers of fentanyl and how to protect yourself in the field.

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