The Decatur and Avondale Estates police departments are participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This is an event where citizens can turn in unwanted, unused or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal.
Residents of the Decatur and Avondale Estates area can take old prescription drugs to these locations.
- Decatur Police Department at the department’s communications center at 314-C Church St. If you have questions, contact Capt. Richards at 404-373-6551.
- Avondale Estates Police Department at department headquarters at 21 N.Avondale Plaza, Avondale Estates. If you have questions, contact Sgt. Jason Browen at 404-294-5400, ext 212, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the past four Take-Back events, law enforcement agencies across the United States removed more than 2 million pounds (1,018 tons) of prescription medications from circulation.