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MPD Participates in National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

Public Information Office 202-727-4383

April 21, 2016

MPD Participates in National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

(Washington, DC)- The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled a National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place on Saturday, April 30, 2016, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is providing the public with a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs. We urge the community to take advantage of this opportunity to discard potentially dangerous controlled substances as well as other unwanted, unused, and expired prescription drugs.

For more information, please visit: http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html

Prescription medications will be accepted at the following locations:

• First District Station -101 M Street, Southwest

• Second District Station -3320 Idaho Avenue, Northwest

• Third District Station – 1620 V Street, Northwest

• Fourth District Station – 6001 Georgia Avenue, Northwest

• Fifth District Station – 1805 Bladensburg Road, Northeast

• Sixth District Station – 100 42nd Street, Northeast

• Seventh District Station – 2455 Alabama Avenue, Southeast

Wil Manlapaz

Commander

Fourth District

Metropolitan Police Department

6001 Georgia Avenue, NW

Washington, D.C. 20011

(202)715-7500

Wilfredo.manlapaz@dc.gov

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