Since the program was launched less than two years ago, officers have saved at least 320 people from an overdose death.
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Denver Harm Reduction Action Center is the state's largest needle exchange, taking in about 3,000 used syringes a day.
- A new measure signed into law Thursday shields those who report overdoses from arrest.Read more
"Rarely do we see a health metric that moves so quickly and is so widespread," said Tamara Keeney, a policy analyst at the Colorado Health Institute.