Kirkland Police Department Participates in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, September 29

 

On Saturday, September 29, 2012 the Kirkland Police Department, in support with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be hosting its 5th “National Pharmaceutical Drug Take-Back Day” and will be accepting potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kirkland City Hall, 123 5th Avenue.  Kirkland residents can bring medications for disposal to the Kirkland Police Department Lobby located at the south entrance of City Hall.  The service is free and anonymous.  For more information about the campaign, go to http://www.nationaltakebackday.com/. Last April, 192 law enforcement agencies hosted drug take-back events at 224 sites in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Over 28,510 pounds of unwanted/unused pharmaceuticals were collected on April 28, 2012.