Delmarva Law Enforcement Participate In National Take Back Initiative


DELMARVA - Law enforcement agencies from across Delmarva are teaming up for a nationwide initiative.

On October 26th, The Drug Enforcement Administration is giving the public an opportunity to safely get rid of unwanted, or expired prescription drugs, with the National Take Back Initiative.

Officials say when these medications stay in the home, they can end up being misused or abused. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, more Americans currently abuse prescription drugs than the number of those using cocaine, hallucinogens, and heroin combined.

Officials say the drop off is anonymous, and suggest removing labels from bottles being disposed of.

Many police departments and law enforcement agencies in the area are participating. Check out the list below, for the participating agency nearest you.

October 25th from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM:
Princess Anne Police Department  
11780 Beckford Avenue Princess Anne, MD 21853

October 26th from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM:
Berlin Police Department
10 Williams Street, Berlin, Maryland 21811

Craig's Drug Store
409 Race Street, Cambridge, MD 21613
(410) 228-3322

Dorchester County Health Department
3 Cedar St  Cambridge, MD 21613

Easton Police Department
106 W. Dover Street Easton, MD 21601

Hurlock Police Department
200 Nealson St  Hurlock, MD 21643

Maryland State Police - Berlin Barrack
9758 Ocean Gateway, Berlin, Maryland 21811

Maryland State Police - Easton Barrack
Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD 21601

Maryland State Police - Salisbury Barrack
2765 N Salisbury Blvd  Salisbury, MD 21801

Maryland State Police - Princess Anne Barrack
30581 Perry Road, Princess Anne, Maryland 21863

Ocean City Fire House
10124 Keyser Point Road, Ocean City, Maryland 21842

Ocean Pines Fire House (South)
911 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, Berlin, Maryland 21811

Ocean City Police Department
6500 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, Maryland 21811

Public Safety Building
6501 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, Maryland 21811

Worcester County Health Department - Pocomoke, Maryland
400 A Walnut Street, Pocomoke, Maryland 21851

Worcester County Health Department - Snow Hill, Maryland
6040 Public Landing Road, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863

You may also call 1-800-882-9539 for a collection site near you.

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