Although beneficial when used properly, unwanted, unused or expired prescription medicines can be a public safety issue. If left on bathroom shelves or tossed haphazardly in trashcans, they can be targets for abuse. In addition, thousands of pets are poisoned each year by ingesting medications, and fish in waterways dirtied by flushed medications show indications for size and developmental damage.
Please note: The deposit box is for pills only. Please do not deposit whole medication containers, simply empty out containers into the deposit box. Other police departments, companies, etc. listed in the link above may have different disposal procedures.