Should police officers be responsible for saving overdose victims? | The Tylt
In Ohio, Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones is barring his officers from carrying the antidote for heroin overdoses because he believes it only enables people with addiction. Jones says it's counterproductive for police to carry it—they're not trained for medical response and paramedics already carry it. But many are saying Sheriff Jones' opposition is cruel and uncivil. Addict or not, no one deserves to die. What do you think? 💉
Should police officers be responsible for saving overdose victims?
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