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Fighting Fentanyl
Hosted by Hampton Police Department
Instructed by Matt Griffin, Professional Law Enforcement Training

Fighting Fentanyl: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic
Fentanyl is a synthetic opiate used as a surgical anesthetic or as a narcotic to treat chronic and severe pain.  Its most commonly used in Cancer patients, however over the last couple of years it's been blamed for the death of thousands of Americans and has changed the way Law Enforcement is doing business.  It's characterized by the CDC as an "incapacitating agent," and provides a substantial risk to Law Enforcement.  Fentanyl can be absorbed through skin, whether through accidental contact or inhalation of airborne powder.  An amount the size of a few grains of salt can be enough to potentially kill a 250lb man. 

Topics Covered:

  • Why Fentanyl
  • Risks to Law Enforcement
  • Recognition and Awareness
  • Symptom's of Exposure
  • Response to Accidental Exposure
  • Overdose Death Investigations
  • Preservation of Evidence during Active Investigations
  • Packaging and Distribution methods
  • Undercover Operations
  • Current trends and cutting agents
  • Field Testing Safety

  • When:
    Wednesday-Thursday, 29-30 August 2018
    8:00am to 4:00pm
    Note - this is a two-day course!

  • Where:
    Hampton Police Department
    100 Brown Avenue
    Hampton, NH 03842
    For directions and hotel info visit the Training Page or call Lt. Tom Gudaitis at 603-468-4306.

  • Cost: $275.00

  • Registration required:
    Please contact Matt Griffin, at matt@fightingfentanyl.com or 603-762-2834

  • Area Hotels:
    Ashworth Hotel   |   Hampton House   |   Best Western   |   Lamie's Inn

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