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Operation Medicine Drop Today

Operation Medicine Drop Today

The Wake Forest Police Department is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), D.A.R.E. and Safe Kids North Carolina to sponsor a medicine drop-off event Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Originally scheduled to be held in town hall, Operation Medicine Drop has been relocated to the Brooks Street Substation, 221 S. […]

Take Your Old Prescriptions to Town Hall

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Take Your Old Prescriptions to Town Hall

Spring cleaning is upon us, and it is a great time to attack the kitchen and bathroom cabinets where you keep your medications. The Wake Forest Police Department is joining forces with the State Bureau of Investigations, Safe Kids North Carolina, and Riverkeepers of NC to host Operation Medicine Drop to collect unused medicines at […]

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Operation Medicine Drop Tomorrow

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As part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, the police department will host Operation Medicine Drop tomorrow (Oct. 29), from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside the ground floor meeting room of the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St. The room is most easily accessed via town hall’s Taylor Street entrance. National […]

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E-ALERT: Operation Medicine Drop Set for Saturday

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E-ALERT: Operation Medicine Drop Set for Saturday

I received the following e-mail Alert, and thought I would share it with anyone who might be interested. Click on the “Read More” link for contact information:

In recognition of National Poison Prevention Week (March 20-26), the Wake Forest Police Department is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration, the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation, and Safe Kids North Carolina to host Operation Medicine Drop on Saturday, March 26. The medicine drop-off event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. behind the Wake Forest Town Hall, along Taylor Street.

Operation Medicine Drop is a prescription and over-the-counter medication take back initiative designed to promote proper medication disposal. By providing a safe and secure way to get rid of unwanted pills, tablets, and other medications, Operation Medicine Drop helps prevent accidental poisonings and drug abuse while also protecting local rivers and streams. The grassroots effort is a partnership of Riverkeepers of NC, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of NC, and local law enforcement agencies.

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