JPD offering drug drop off this Saturday, June 25th

Juneau Police offering citizens opportunity to safely dispose of both prescription and over the counter drugs.

You can drop off unwanted prescription and over the counter drugs at the Juneau Police Department this coming Saturday.

The drug drop off will be open to the public and staffed by an officer on Saturday, June 25th from 10:00 in the morning until 4:00 in the afternoon.

JPD does not accept needles, liquids, or gels. JPD is located at 6255 Alaway Avenue, which is near the old Walmart building.

The purpose of the drug take back is to get dangerous drugs out of home medicine cabinets and safely incinerate those drugs. Many current heroin users started their drug use with prescription medications so drug take backs are an important step in lessening the number of new drug addicts added to the community.

JPD plans another Saturday drug take back in September.

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