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Police Save a life with Naloxone

One month after the Broome county sheriff's office announced it's deputies would carry the drug naloxone to reverse the effects of heroin overdoses.

A deputy saved the life of a woman Thursday by using the drug.
Sergeant Thomas Williams responded to the 9-1-1 call of an Endwell woman who said her 27-year-old daughter was unresponsive and not breathing.

Williams then deployed the drug and began seeing immediate results. The unresponsive woman began breathing and regained consciousness within several minutes. She was then taken to Wilson hospital.

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