September 4, 2015

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PHOTOS: Medina police equipped to reverse drug overdoses

Medina Officer Daryn Winebrenner recieves his first Narcan kit from Medina Mayor Dennis Hanwell. Medina officers will carry the kits in their duty bags. Medina Police Chief Patrick Berarducci said his department is the first in Ohio to be licensed to carry Narcan. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

Medina Officer Daryn Winebrenner recieves his first Narcan kit from Medina Mayor Dennis Hanwell. Medina officers will carry the kits in their duty bags. Medina Police Chief Patrick Berarducci said his department is the first in Ohio to be licensed to carry Narcan. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

Medina Lt. Dave Birckbichler assigns Officer Nick MacLarren a Naracan kit to put in his duty bag. Medina Police Chief Patrick Berarducci said his department is the first in Ohio to be licensed to carry Narcan. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

Medina Lt. Dave Birckbichler assigns Officer Nick MacLarren a Naracan kit to put in his duty bag. Medina Police Chief Patrick Berarducci said his department is the first in Ohio to be licensed to carry Narcan. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

Twenty Narcan kits designed for police officers in Medina County were issued to Medina Police on Wednesday. Medina officers will carry the kits in their duty bags. Medina Police Chief Patrick Berarducci said his department is the first in Ohio to be licensed to carry Narcan. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

Twenty Narcan kits designed for police officers in Medina County were issued to Medina Police on Wednesday. Medina officers will carry the kits in their duty bags. Medina Police Chief Patrick Berarducci said his department is the first in Ohio to be licensed to carry Narcan. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)


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Loren Genson is The Gazette's senior reporter. She covers Brunswick city and state and national government. She's been with The Gazette since August 2012. Contact her at (330) 721-4063 or via email at lgenson@medina-gazette.com.