Gering, Alliance Police Departments receive K-9 Trauma and Narcan kits

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GERING/ALLIANCE, Neb. Protecting K9 Heroes has granted K-9 Trauma and Narcan Kits to the Gering Police Department and Alliance Police Department.

In many situations, law enforcement risks losing K-9s to drug epidemics during searches so these handlers are properly equipped in case of emergencies. These kits weight less than six pounds and hands-free. (Gering Police Department/Protecting K-9 Heroes)

Three year old K-9 Kyra is partnered with Officer Massie at the Gering Police Department. She likes laying in the sun and protecting her backyard. She prefers her yard is squirrel free. Ironically, she does not like sirens or being in the kennel.

Two year old Zeus is partnered with Officer Marco Vera Chavez at the Alliance Police Department. He loves going to local schools to get attention from the students. He dislikes cruising around in the patrol car without having something to do.

Naloxone, also known as Narcan, blocks the effects of opioids and reverses overdoses within two to five minutes.

Each kit includes one 4mg device known as a Narcan Holster.

In many situations, law enforcement risks losing K-9s to drug epidemics during searches so these handlers are properly equipped in case of emergencies.

Handles are instructed to receive training from local veterinarians.

The equipment weights less than six pounds and it’s hands-free.