MLPD Operation Take Back 9/27/14

posted Sep 18, 2014, 12:14 PM by John McGinnis   [ updated Sep 18, 2014, 12:17 PM ]

The Medford Lakes Police Department, will be hosting an Operation Take Back New Jersey local collection site as part of the Operation Take Back NJ medicine disposal day. The event will take place at the Medford Lakes Police Department (Oaks Hall) between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 27, 2014. This initiative, open to all residents, was organized to encourage local community residents to properly dispose of their unused, unwanted and expired medicine. During October, 2011, the program collected 377,086 pounds of medicine.  This statewide effort, with the majority of New Jersey police departments participating, is being spearheaded by the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) New Jersey Division. Medford Lakes residents looking for information on the program and local collection sites should visit www.operationtakebacknj.com.