UPDATE: Pensacola Police officer OK after possibly being exposed to fentanyl

Northwest Florida

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — UPDATE (4:15 p.m.): Pensacola Police say an officer is OK after possibly being exposed to fentanyl. Three officers when in an evidence room when one of them became light-headed and was sent to the hospital.

UPDATE (3:18 p.m.): Pensacola Public Information Officer Mike Wood said three officers were working in an evidence room when one officer became lightheaded. He said the officers may have been exposed to fentanyl.

All three officers were taken to the hospital, and the lobby of Pensacola Police Headquarters has been reopened. Wood said he believes all three officers are going to be OK.

Original story

Pensacola Police Headquarters is currently on lockdown.

The department’s public information officer says this is “due to a possible fentanyl exposure.”

Three officers have potentially been exposed.

This is a developing story. We have a crew on the way to the scene.


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