What is the Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit?

The Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit is a one-stop clearinghouse designed to answer the most frequent questions about naloxone and provide resources, such as sample standard operating procedures and training materials, to support law enforcement agencies in establishing an overdose reversal program.

You can access the information in the toolkit by using the search tool, selecting one of the six topic pages on the left-hand side, or through the links below:

  • Law Enforcement and Naloxone provides basic information about naloxone and why law enforcement agencies throughout the United States have implemented a naloxone program.
  • Administration of Naloxone discusses how naloxone is administered, when naloxone should be used, and side effects associated with naloxone.
  • Acquiring Naloxone addresses procurement and storage issues, as well as the cost associated with a naloxone program.
  • Law Enforcement Training discusses training options and content, including sample training briefs.
  • Liability and Risks provides information about Good Samaritan laws and occupational risk concerns associated with a naloxone program.
  • Collaboration discusses ways law enforcement can partner with other stakeholders to address opioid misuse and addiction.

Other options within the Naloxone Toolkit for law enforcement include:

  • Search Naloxone Toolkit allows a user to search and access resources and documents in the toolkit quickly.
  • Need Assistance or Have a Question? provides an opportunity to request technical assistance or submit questions, comments, or suggestions for additional toolkit resources.