PBS NewsHour

How police protect K-9 partners from opioid overdoses

Clip: 11/28/2017 | 2m 55s

Canine police units sniff out suspects, missing people and guns, but they can also encounter potentially lethal opioids like heroin or fentanyl. In light of the national opioid crisis, some officers are getting Narcan training in case their dogs inhale or ingest dangerous substances during searches. Special correspondent Tina Martin of WGBH reports.

Aired: 11/28/17

Rating: NR

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