Police officer accidentally overdoses on fentanyl after making drug arrest

Daily News Article - May 19, 2017


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(Did you miss Thursday's EDITORIAL on civic literacy? - take the civics quizzes found there) 

1. The first paragraph of a news article should answer the questions who, what, where and when. List the who, what, where and when of this news item. (NOTE: The remainder of a news article provides details on the why and/or how.)

2. a) What is fentanyl?
b) How strong is fentanyl?

3. How did Officer Green touch fentanyl?

4. What happened after Officer Green touched the fentanyl without gloves?

5. How was Green treated after he overdosed?

6. How dangerous do you think the fentanyl epidemic is for first responders (police officers, EMTs, firefighters, police dogs (K9s)?

7. The City of East Liverpool said in a Facebook post ”It's time our state government drafts legislation to protect our safety forces from these harmful drugs. Those in possession not only pose a risk to themselves but everyone they come into contact with as well."
Do you agree with this assertion? Explain your answer.