Takoma Park Police Collecting Expired, Unused Prescription Medicines

Takoma Park Police Department will collect expired and unused prescription medicine as part of the Drug Enforcement Administration Nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 24.

Drugs can be dropped off at the police department, located at 7500 Maple Avenue, in the first floor lobby. It will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The goal is to prevent drug abuse and theft.

Besides expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs, the police will accept over-the-county and pet medicines. They will not accept liquids, inhalers, aerosol cans, household ointments, lotions, needles and other sharp objects and thermometers.

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