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While fewer people were murdered in 2017 than the two years previous, the number of nonfatal shootings hovered just above last year's tally.
In addition, nearly 3,000 nonfatal overdoses had been reported this year to the Milwaukee Fire Department as of early November.
In New Haven, where Project Longevity began, the number of fatal and nonfatal shootings was cut in half between 2011 and 2016.
And for each fatal overdose, there are approximately 30 nonfatal overdoses -- many of the cases appearing in emergency rooms across the country.
These people have seen first-hand the toll the opioid and heroin epidemic is taking on Indiana: The 136 percent increase in drug poisoning deaths; the 3,000 hospital emergency room visits a year for nonfatal drug overdoses.
In 2015, the most recent year for which the Bureau of Labor Statistics has published information, there were 120 fatal injuries sustained by oil and gas workers in the U.S. Thousands more regularly sustain nonfatal injuries.
This year, the mayor announced that every opioid overdose — fatal and nonfatal — would be investigated, dedicating 84 police officers to this task.
Camden authorities responded to 14 nonfatal overdoses in just four hours this week.
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