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Tigard Police Department

Drug Collection Event and Unit

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
APRIL 25, 2020 EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS COVID-19
DEA Take Back 2019
Message from the Drug Enforcement Agency dated 3/18/20:
"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends cancelling events with 50 or more people for the next 8 weeks, Diversion believes that it is prudent to cancel the 19th NTBI event which is currently scheduled for April 25, 2020.  We will continue to monitor the situation and will determine if we are able to reschedule at a later date."


Year-Round Disposal Unit Available - NOT AVAILABLE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS COVID-19
A drug collection unit has been installed inside the Tigard Police Department lobby, adjacent to Tigard City Hall located at 13125 SW Hall Blvd. The drug collection unit allows citizens to dispose of unwanted, unused or expired medications throughout the year. 

  • The drug collection unit is typically available during police lobby hours, everyday from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m.
  • Acceptable items for return are prescription medications and samples, all over-the-counter medications, vitamins and pet medications. 
  • The following substances will not be accepted: liquids, thermometers, syringes, IV bags, bio-waste, aerosols of any type, inhalers and Epi-Pens.
  • The drug collection unit is not intended to receive large quantities of pharmaceuticals from health care facilities.
For other disposal locations that accept unused medications, visit the DEA's website and input your zipcode for options close to your address, click here.  

For additional information, visit METRO, www.dea.gov or contact askTigardPolice@tigard-or.gov or contact Stefanie Kouremetis, Community Engagement, at 503-718-2814.
 

Nearby law enforcement agencies providing collection drop off sites:

  • Beaverton Police Dept.
    4755 SW Griffith Drive
    Beaverton, OR  97005
    503-526-2261
  • Sherwood Police Dept.
    20495 SW Borchers Dr.
    Sherwood, OR  97140
    503-625-5523
  • Tualatin Police Dept.
    8650 SW Tualatin Road
    Tualatin, OR  97062
    503-691-4800

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