The internet is a dealers best friend.
June 27, 2017
By Casey Roman
Brunswick County, NC (WECT) -
Its about 80 times more potent (click here) than morphine and 40 times stronger than heroin.
Fentanyl is a highly regulated prescription drug intended to treat trauma and cancer patients in severe pain. Now drug dealers are accessing the synthetic narcotic on the “Dark Web” and getting it delivered right to their door....
Officers, human as well as canine, have come in contact with fentanyl while carrying out their job responsibilities.
That white powder could cost you your life. DON'T EAT, TASTE, TOUCH OR BREATH any white powder, it could be deadly.
This is just one example, there are others:
May 15, 2017
By Gaby Del Valle
After arresting two men in a drug bust, (click here) Ohio police officer Chris Green returned to the East Liverpool Police Department headquarters to fill out the necessary paperwork. When another officer pointed out a white, powdery substance on Green’s shirt, he wiped it off without giving it a second thought.
An hour later, he passed out....
There are some articles reporting successful use of Narcan on canines as well. There should be at least one of the team that remains behind with Narcan injections waiting.
August 10, 2017
More than a dozen SWAT team officers (click here) were hospitalized Wednesday after agents raided a home in Pittsburgh, CBS Pittsburgh reports.
Around 6 a.m., several agencies began executing federal search warrants at three homes. At one of the locations, SWAT team members were exposed to an unknown airborne chemical substance. The U.S. Attorney’s Office believes the chemical substance may have been .
In addition to the substance that went airborne, investigators say they found a “significant quantity of white powder” on a plate in the kitchen with several stamp bags, both packaged and empty.
Eighteen SWAT officers were taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital after the exposure caused them to become dizzy and suffer numbness. All have since been medically cleared.
“Fortunately, the individuals that were involved this morning were able to get out of the situation right away,” said Dr. Michael Turteurro, the chief of Emergency Services at UPMC Mercy Hospital. “The big thing that we did for them is we basically decreased the chance that they could be exposed to anything that was lying on their bodies or on their clothes. So the big thing is to get the clothes off them, get them showered, get them decontaminated and then have them evaluated by a medical professional.”...
Another tool in protecting life.