To protect the health and safety of the public and our employees, DCP employees will no longer be at 450 Columbus Blvd. Please do not send mail. We recommend using our online services, or sending an email to the appropriate division/person instead. Phone lines will have limited support, and voicemails will be returned when possible. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Local Drug Collection Boxes

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Drop Box Collection Results By Year:
Year
 # of Boxes
Amount Burned (lbs.)
2012
22 3,639
2013
 34 8,149
2014
 49 15,930
2015
53 23,651
2016
71 33,803
2017  79 37,541
2018 95 43,251
2019 95 59,058

 

Click on this link to set up a Prescription Drug Drop Box in a police department.
The following municipalities now have, or will soon have, medication drop boxes. These boxes are secured in the lobby of the police department, and are accessible anytime the department is open. No questions asked, just drop the unwanted medications in and they will be safely and securely destroyed.

 

What CAN and CANNOT be discarded in local medication drop-boxes

YES:  
• Over-the-counter medications
• Prescription medications
• Medication samples
• Medications for household pets
• Medicated lotions or ointments
NO:  

• Needles or other “sharps”

• Hazardous waste

• Thermometers

• Personal care products (shampoo, etc.)