NJ Police Department Participates in ‘Recovery Day’ Saturday
The Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, a biannual event, will be observed by more than 230 New Jersey law enforcement agencies on April 30.
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, the DEA said in a recent statement, unnecessary drugs can be dropped off anonymously and free of charge.
The New Jersey DEA Division said last Take Back Day, October 2021, more than 14,000 pounds of unused or unwanted prescription drugs were collected.
Tablets, capsules, patches and other solid forms of medication will be accepted, while liquids and syringes will not, according to the DEA. Illegal drugs may also not be discarded as part of this event.
Vaping devices can be returned if their lithium batteries have been removed.
The New Jersey sites represent only a small portion of more than 4,000 drop sites nationwide and cover 20 of the state’s 21 counties. Only Cumberland does not have a designated location, according to the DEA’s listing.
- Caldwell Police Department – 1 Provost Square
- Cedar Grove Police Department — 525 Route 23
- Essex Fells Police Service – 255 Roseland Avenue
- Fairfield Police Department – 230 Fairfield Road
- Maplewood Police Department – 1618 Springfield Ave
- Newark Police Department – 1st District, 10 17th Avenue, 2nd District, 1 Lincoln Avenue, 3rd District, 649 Market Street, 4th District, 247 16th Avenue, 5th District, 480 Clinton Avenue, 6th District, 491 Irvington Avenue, 7th District , 159 North 10th Street, Emergency Services Division, 472 Orange Street, Juvenile Services Division, 43 Dickerson Street
- Nutley Police Department – 228 Chestnut St.
- Orange Police Department – 29 Park Street
- West Caldwell Police Department – 21 Clinton Road
- West Orange Police Department – 60 Main St.
- Aberdeen Township Police Service – 1 Aberdeen Square
- Allenhurst Police Department – 125 Corlies Ave
- Asbury Park Police Department – 1 Municipal Plaza
- Atlantic Highlands Police Department—100 First Avenue
- Avon-by-the-Sea Police Department – 301 Main St.
- Belmar Police Department – 601 Main St.
- Bradley Beach Police Department – 701 Main St.
- Brielle Police Department—601 Union Lane
- Deal Police Department – Deal Fire Station, 125 Brighton Avenue
- Eatontown Police Department – 47 Broad Street
- Englishtown Police Department – 15 Main Street
- Freehold Borough Police Department – 36 Jackson Street
- Freehold Township Police Department – 1 Municipal Plaza, or Michael J. Tighe Park, 65 Georgia Road, or Walmart, 326 West Main Street
- Howell Police Department – 300 Old Tavern Road
- Keyport Police Department – 70 West Front Street
- Little Silver Police Department – Borough Hall, 480 Prospect Avenue
- Long Branch Police Department – Long Branch Senior Center, 85 Second Avenue
- Manalapan Police Department – Wegmans, 55 Route 9
- Manasquan Police Department — 201 Main Street East
- Marlboro Township Police Department – 1979 Township Drive
- Middletown Township Police Department – 1 Kings Highway
- Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office – 2500 Kozloski Road, Freehold
- Monmouth University Police Department – 400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch
- Neptune City Police Department – 106 West Sylvania Avenue
- Neptune Township Police Department — 25 Neptune Boulevard
- Ocean Township Police Department – 399 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst
- Oceanport Police Department – 930 Oceanport Way
- Red Bank Police Department – 90 Monmouth Street
- Rumson Police Department – 80 East River Road
- Sea Girt Police Department – 319 Baltimore Blvd.
- Spring Lake Police Department – 311 Washington Ave
- Spring Lake Heights Police Department – 555 Brighton Ave
- Tinton Falls Police Department — 556 Tinton Avenue
- Union Beach Police Department – 650 Poole Avenue
- West Long Branch Police Department – 965 Broadway
- Chatham Borough Police Service – CVS, 471 Main Street
- Chatham Township Police Service – CVS, 641 Shunpike Road, Chatham Twp.
- Chester Police Department – 1 Parker Road
- Dover Police Service – 37 North Sussex Street
- East Hanover Police Department – 2 Deforest Avenue
- Florham Park Police Department – Ridgedale Middle School, 71 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park
- Hanover Township Police Department – ShopRite, 178 Hanover Avenue, Morristown or Wegmans, 34 Sylvan Way, Whippany
- Jefferson Township Police Department – 1033 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong
- Morris Plains Police Department / Morris County Attorney’s Office – Acme, 690 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, or ShopRite, 178 Hanover Avenue, Cedar Knolls, or Stop & Shop, 245 Littleton Road, Morris Plains
- Parsippany Police Department – Morris Hills Mall, 3085-3189 Route 46
- Rockaway Borough Police Department – 33 Maple Ave
- Washington Township Police Department – 1 East Springtown Road, Long Valley
- Barnegat Township Police Department – Barnegat Township Municipal Court, 900 West Bay Avenue
- Beachwood Borough Police Department – 1600 Pinewald Rd
- Berkeley Township Police Department – Berkeley Twp. Barrier Island Annex, 1455 Central Avenue, South Seaside Park or Berkeley Twp. Parks & Recreation Department, 630 Route 9, Bayville, or Holiday City South Clubhouse, 139 Santiago Drive, Toms River
- Brick Township Police Department – Walmart, 1872 Rte 88
- Harvey Cedars Police Department – 7606 Long Beach Blvd.
- Lacey Township Police Department – Lanoka Harbor EMS and First Aid, 305 Manchester Avenue, Lanoka Harbor
- Little Egg Harbor Police Department – 665 Radio Road
- Manchester Township Police Department – 1 Colonial Drive, or Whiting Emergency Services, 82 Lacey Road
- Ocean County Attorney’s Office – 119 Hooper Avenue, Toms River
- Plumsted Township Police Department – 121 Evergreen Road, New Egypt
- Surf City Police Department – Borough Hall, 813 Long Beach Boulevard
- Toms River Police Department – Silverton EMS, 86 Maine Street
Patrick Lavery is a reporter and anchor for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org
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