DEA National RX Take Back Event

DEA Operation Take Back (NTBI XVI) is scheduled for Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Frenchtown Police Headquarters, 27 2nd Street, any questions, call Chief Kurylka, 908-996-2341.

Day of the Event:  Saturday, October 27th, 2018: 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.:

  • On Saturday, October 27th, 2018 your department will host one or more collection sites at locations of your choosing.
  • This program is anonymous and all efforts should be made to protect the anonymity of individuals disposing of medications. No questions or requests for identification should be made.  Individuals should deposit medication freely and independently.
  • No effort should be made by law enforcement to count, inventory or log medications. Law enforcement personnel should not handle the medications at any time.
  • A law enforcement officer must remain with the drug disposal box at all times. The role of the law enforcement officer is to maintain and safe-guard the integrity of the disposed items.
  • The individual may dispose of medication either in its original container or by removing medication from its container and disposing directly into the drug disposal box. If the original container is submitted, the individual should be encouraged to remove the prescription label if it contains any personal identifying information.
  • Liquid products, such as cough medicine, should remain sealed in their original container. The depositor should ensure that the cap is tightly sealed to prevent leakage.
  • Syringes and other sharp instruments should not be accepted.
  • If an individual wishes to surrender obvious, non-pharmaceutical, illicit drugs, you should follow your agency’s policy and procedures for surrendered contraband.