Another level of defense

Friday, December 29, 2017

As a way to ensure all officers are prepared to fight the opioid crisis, the Idaho State Police has issued overdose reversal kits to all troopers and K9 handlers.

While law enforcement personnel regularly carry overdose reversal kits, ISP handlers will have access to injectable doses specifically for their dogs.

Local ISP K9 handler Christopher Cottrell states drug detection dogs, which are regularly deployed, are trained to detect heroin, methamphetamine, marijuana and cocaine.For the full story, pick up a copy of the Mountain Home News or click on this link to subscribe to the newspaper's online edition.

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