The Duncanville Police Department has installed a secure Drug Drop Box in the lobby of the station located at 203 E. Wheatland Rd. The drop box will allow residents a free, safe and anonymous way to dispose any unused or expired medications 24 hours a day. The drop box is NOT intended for the use of business, pharmacies, clinics, doctor’s offices or any facility that distributes medications.

IMG_35031Acceptable and unacceptable forms of medications available for drop off are listed below.

Acceptable Medications – Prescriptions, Pet Meds, Prescription Patches and Vitamins.

Unacceptable Medications – Needles, Inhalers, Aerosols, Hydrogen Peroxide, Thermometers, Ointments, Lotions or Liquids.

Why residents should turn in their unused prescription drugs:

• Medications that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to misuse and abuse.
• Drugs can be scavenged and illegally sold.
• Unused pharmaceuticals are environmental toxins; flushing them down the toilet or sink can release
them into our drinking water and soil.
Thanks to grant funding provided by the North Texas High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area and The Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, unused and expired medications can be deposited for proper disposal.
What cannot be disposed of:

Hydrogen peroxide, Thermometers, Inhalers, Needles, Aerosol Cans, Other Ointments/ Lotions/ Liquids.

If you have any questions please contact Officer Doug Sisk 972-780-5027 or dsisk@duncanvillepd.com

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