Body cam video shows Atlanta officers reviving overdosing man with Narcan

ATLANTA — Police body cam video shows the frantic moments when three Atlanta Police Department officers worked together on Monday to save a man who was overdosing on drugs.

Officers used one dose of Narcan, but the man remained unconscious, even as officers performed chest compressions on the man. A few minutes later, officers gave the man a second dose and continued the chest compressions until he regained consciousness.

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The man was overdosing near the Atlanta Bus Station in south Downtown Atlanta.

Shortly after the man was resuscitated by officers, Atlanta Fire and Grady EMS arrived and praised the police for their work in saving the man’s life.

The man walked to the ambulance on his own, police said.


The Atlanta Police Department is showing their gratitude for Officers Holloway, O’Neill and Desmangles for saving the man’s life.

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