Quick action by police in Texarkana helped save the life of a toddler who had accidentally ingested one of his mother’s pain pills earlier this year. Watch the video below as two officers describe the response during a February snowstorm and explain how events like Arkansas Drug Take Back Day can prevent accidents like this from occurring.
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