More LI cops to carry heroin overdose drug Narcan

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is on Long

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is on Long Island today to announce giving Narcan kits to trained cops in the state. (April 3, 2014 5:50 PM)

More Long Island police officers will be carrying the life-saving drug Narcan to revive heroin overdose victims.

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a statewide program today to spend $5 million to put Narcan in police cars statewide and train officers to use it. Schneiderman says the program would not be funded by taxpayers, but with money seized from criminals.

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