A Seaside Heights police officer is the first in the state to use the drug Narcan as part of a new initiative to reduce overdose deaths.

The drug was given to a man found dying inside a hotel at around 2 a.m. Sunday. The officer administered the drug and the man resumed consciousness.

The Ocean County prosecutor made a push to get Narcan in the hands of police after the county saw 112...

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