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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Get rid of your medicine

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, October 23 from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring medicine in their original packaging or container. No ID required. Please bring your medicines to:

Police Department, North Precinct
5400 85th Ave N
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

Proper disposal is important

Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem, especially among teens. Accidental poisonings from medicines are also on the rise. Medicines flushed down the drain or disposed of in the trash can contaminate water, harm wildlife and pollute drinking water.


  • Prescription medicines, including controlled substances
  • Over-the-counter medicines
  • Vitamins and supplements
  • Pet medicines

Not Accepted

  • No needles, sharps or syringes
  • No medicines from businesses, including healthcare facilities, pharmacies, pharmaceutical representatives, doctors’ offices and veterinary clinics


For more information, call 763-493-8222.


October 23
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Police Station, North Precinct
5600 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443 United States
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