PCSD deputies administer 26 doses of NARCAN in 2019, save 21 lives

PCSD deputies administer 26 doses of NARCAN in 2019, save 21 lives
Since the implementation of this potentially life-saving tool, deputies have successfully administered 26 doses of NARCAN in the field, which resulted in 21 lives being saved. (Source: PCSD)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Pima County Sheriff’s Department has administered 26 doses of NARCAN in 2019 according to officials.

In Jan. 2019, deputies with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department began carrying NARCAN® (naloxone HCl) Nasal Spray, which is used to treat opioid emergencies and possible opioid overdoses.

Since the implementation of this potentially life-saving tool, deputies have successfully administered 26 doses of NARCAN in the field, which resulted in 21 lives being saved.


The NARCAN® Nasal Spray was provided at no cost to the Sheriff’s Department, by the Arizona Department of Health Services.

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