Media Advisory - RCMP Synthetic Drug Awareness Workshop

WINDSOR, ON, Jan. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - On April 10, 2017, the RCMP is hosting a workshop at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 594 in Windsor, Ontario. The purpose of the training is to share critical information with emergency first responders on the hidden dangers associated to clandestine drug laboratories.

The agenda will include:

  • Types of Clandestine Labs
  • Synthesis Production Methods
  • Chemical Hazards in a Clandestine Lab
  • Meth 101
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • First Responder Procedures
  • Current Trends
  • The Fentanyl Crisis

"Canadians are all too aware of the devastating impact that illicit drugs such as methamphetamine and fentanyl continues to have on our communities. We cannot forget that drug traffickers are not only targeting our children, they are using the profits to fund other illegal activities that threaten the safety, security and well-being of all citizens. We are working closely with our partners to make our homes and communities a safer place," said Insp. Kevin KEANE, RCMP Windsor Detachment.   

First Responders wishing to attend are requested to preregister with the RCMP Windsor Detachment by calling (519) 948-5287 Extension 231.

SOURCE Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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For further information: Sgt. Brent HILL, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Chemical Diversion Unit, "O" Division, (905) 876-9848 - Office, (905) 302-0369 - Cell, Brent.hill@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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