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Off-duty Douglas County deputy saves two men with NARCAN


A Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy is being hailed as a hero after saving two men from an apparent drug overdose using Narcan.The off-duty deputy was visiting a local business last Thursday with some friends when he witnessed a group noticeably upset.The group told the deputy that their friends were unresponsive in the car. The deputy found two men in the car and recognized the signs of a possible overdose. He grabbed his DCSO-issued Narcan from his car and administered two shots to each of the men.The sheriff’s office said it believes the drugs were a narcotic mixed with fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid 50 times more potent than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine. If you or a loved one is dealing with a legal or illegal drug dependency issue, please seek professional help.Local resources on addiction and support listed below:Valley of Hope Nebraska – https://valleyhope.org/locatio…Lasting Hope Recovery – https://www.chihealth.com/en/s…Santa Monica house – https://www.santamonicahouse.o…

A Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy is being hailed as a hero after saving two men from an apparent drug overdose using Narcan.

The off-duty deputy was visiting a local business last Thursday with some friends when he witnessed a group noticeably upset.

The group told the deputy that their friends were unresponsive in the car.

The deputy found two men in the car and recognized the signs of a possible overdose. He grabbed his DCSO-issued Narcan from his car and administered two shots to each of the men.

The sheriff’s office said it believes the drugs were a narcotic mixed with fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid 50 times more potent than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine.

If you or a loved one is dealing with a legal or illegal drug dependency issue, please seek professional help.

Local resources on addiction and support listed below:

Valley of Hope Nebraska – https://valleyhope.org/locatio…

Lasting Hope Recovery – https://www.chihealth.com/en/s…

Santa Monica house – https://www.santamonicahouse.o…

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