GSCC police, security vehicles equipped with AEDs, Narcan


Vehicles belonging to the Police and Public Safety Department at Gadsden State Community College are now equipped with Automated External Defibrillators and Narcan, an opioid overdose reversal medication.

“This is a significant enhancement in our emergency response capabilities,” said Gadsden State Police Chief Jay Freeman. “This ensure that our team can promptly and effectively respond to medical emergencies across all five campuses located in three counties.”

To further strengthen the department’s readiness, a Cardinal Safety Training Program has been developed.

“This comprehensive program is available to all Gadsden State employees and includes essential training in the use of AEDs, Narcan and CPR,” Freeman said.

Freeman said adequately equipping the emergency-response vehicles in conjunction with the Cardinal Safety program reflects the college’s commitment to the safety and well-being of those in the communities it serves.

“We are dedicated to continuously enhancing our skills and resources to ensure we can respond effectively to emergencies,” Freeman said. “These initiatives are a testament to our proactive approach to safeguarding our campuses and supporting the health and security of everyone at Gadsden State.”

Latest News

Blind Glencoe grad receives Lighthouse Guild scholarship
RaceTrac near I-59 in Gadsden installing four EV chargers
ADRS breaks ground on new location in Gadsden
Community mourns death of beloved Harry ‘Shug’ Butler
Southside bridge replacement project underway

Latest Sports News

Southside’s Thompson highlights All-Gadsden Metro boys soccer team
Westbrook's Machen, Southside's Jackson lead off All-Gadsden Metro girls soccer 
Gaston's Bogle, Southside's Webb highlight All-Messenger track and field teams
Power trio highlights All-Messenger softball
Robby Davis has clear vision for Gadsden City baseball program