The Ellisville Police will be participating once again in the National Take-Back Initiative on Saturday April 30, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Citizens are encouraged to drop off any unused or expired prescriptions and over-the-counter medications at the Ellisville Police Station located at 37 Weis Avenue. This includes tablets, capsules, small vials (injectables), and all other solid or liquid dosage forms. Needles will not be accepted. This program is free and anonymous, and no requests for identification will be made. For more information, contact the Ellisville Police at 636-227-7777 or visit the Drug Enforcement Administration website to find additional drop off locations.

The police department has installed a disposal box for unwanted/unused drugs in the station lobby.  Unwanted drugs may be dropped off between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday excluding holidays. The following information provides a list of what can, and cannot be accepted. For officer safety, please adhere to these guidelines.

ITEMS ACCEPTED:      

  • Prescription medications including controlled substances           
  • All over-the-counter medications
  • Pet medications
  • Vitamins and supplements
  • Medicated ointments, lotions, creams and oils
  • Liquid medications in leak proof containers
  • Homeopathic and herbal remedies
  • Suppositories

 
                     ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED:

Illegal Drugs                              Needles/Sharps

Syringes with needles              Thermometer

IV bags AND tubing                  Bloody and infectious waste

Personal care products            Empty containers

Hydrogen peroxide                   Aerosol cans and inhalers

Drug Box at PD