Drug Drop Box Program

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***THE DRUG BOPillsX IS NOW OPEN***

As part of the HSC Fort Worth Police Department’s commitment to providing a safe campus community, the Department has installed a drug drop box in the lobby of the Police Department located at 3600 Mattison Ave. Unused and discarded medications(pills) can be a potential risk of abuse or environmental contamination.

This box will be available to the public 24/7 to deposit unneeded prescription and over-the-counter pills and gel caps.

***No plastic bottles***

Please place all pills in a plastic ziploc bag.  Ziploc bags are available if needed.

 

YES – ACCEPTED

  • Prescription Meds (pills)
  • Over-the-counter medications (pills)
  • Vitamins (pills & gel caps)
  • Samples (pills)
  • Medications for pets (pills)

 *Medications must be placed in a Ziploc bag before being placed in the Drug Collection Unit.

 NOT-ACCEPTED

  • Needles (Sharps)
  • Thermometers
  • Inhalers
  • Medication from businesses or clinics
  • Ointments, Lotions, or Liquids
  • Prescription Patches

As needed, the drop box will be emptied by a police officer and all medications will be securely transported to an appropriate disposal facility in accordance with the Texas Controlled Substances Act.


Contact Information:

E-mail:  

LT. Oscar Rodriguez

Phone:

817-735-2212

This page was last modified on June 10, 2020