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Prescription Drug Safety

The Blue Island Police Department will be participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s second nationwide prescription drug take-back program. The purpose of the program is to allow citizens to safely dispose of used medications that may be hazardous to have in the home or available for possible abuse. The drugs will be picked up by DEA and properly disposed of.  No needles can be accepted.

In Blue Island, an officer will be assigned to accept old and used prescription drugs on:

Date: Saturday, April 30, 2011

Time: 10am –  2pm

Location: Blue Island Police Department, 13031 S. Greenwood Avenue

Questions? Call Chief Hoglund’s office at 708-396-7004.