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. 5410.