Alameda County deputy exposed to fentanyl highlights importance of Narcan

– The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy went to the hospital Wednesday night after being exposed to fentanyl during an arrest. The incident highlights why some law enforcement agencies are now carrying the life-saving drug Narcan.

The sheriff’s office released a photo showing the moment one of their deputies tackled a suspect in mid-air while hopping over a backyard fence in Hayward. It all happened during a chase with a man suspected of selling drugs.

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