Thursday, August 4, 2022


Wayne Police Sgt. Matthew Whalen was honored recently at the Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network Annual Luncheon and Awards Ceremony.  Whalen was honored for saving lives during the past year by using Narcan. All Wayne Police Department officers are trained to carry and use Narcan, which can save the life of an individual experiencing a drug overdose. Whalen successfully used Narcan four times over the past year. Police Chief Ryan Strong expressed his congratulations to Whalen. "I am deeply thankful that Wayne Police officers are able to carry this lifesaving tool in their patrol cars. I would like to congratulate Sgt. Whalen on his accomplishment and commitment to the community."