Ohio sheriff: My deputies won’t use opioid antidote

(Cincinnati Dispatch) Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones says his deputies won’t carry Narcan, despite its effectiveness reversing the effects opioid and heroin overdoses.

He’s the only sheriff in Southwest Ohio whose department doesn’t use it.

I asked Jones about Narcan after the controversial comments made by a Middletown city councilman about refusing to respond to overdose runs. Jones told me residents, even social workers, frequently ask him why law enforcement continue to revive people who overdose multiple times.

The sheriff said his deputies don’t.

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