Delaware Public Media

Chief Robert Tracy

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The Wilmington Police Department says it plans to have its officers carry the overdose antidote Narcan as soon as possible.

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Advocates at the state and local level are working to get the lifesaving drug naloxone to first responders and citizens in Wilmington.

But the Wilmington Police Department is among a dwindling number of municipal law enforcement agencies not stocking the medication through a state-funded program.