Drug Drop Box

The Police Department is an active participant in the State of Connecticut Prescription Drug Take Back Program. A prescription medication drop-box is located in the lobby of the Bloomfield Police Department, which is open twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week. Residents are encouraged to utilize the medication drop-box as an environmentally-safe way of disposing of their expired or unused medications.

Accepted items for the drop-box are:

  • Prescriptions (i.e. prescription medications, ointments, and patches)
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Vitamins
  • Samples
  • Medications for pets

Items that are not accepted are:

  • Needles
  • Sharps
  • Thermometers
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Inhalers
  • Aerosol cans
  • Ointments
  • Lotions
  • Liquids
  • Medications from businesses or clinics

Anyone with questions about the Drug Take-Back Program may call the Support Services Sergeant at 860-242-5501, ext. 5162.