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UMPD Officer Josh Betts holds a narcan nasal spray kit on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 in Minneapolis. The kit can be used for emergency treatment of opioid overdose.
UMPD Officer Josh Betts holds a narcan nasal spray kit on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 in Minneapolis. The kit can be used for emergency treatment of opioid overdose.

9/17/2018, 10:29pm

University police to equip officers with Narcan

The department will join Minneapolis police and fire departments in supplying the overdose-reversing drug.

University of Minnesota police will begin carrying naloxone, a narcotic overdose-reversing drug, this week in hopes of keeping students and those passing through campus safe.