Last Updated on April 26, 2022 by Indiana State Police

On Saturday, April 30, 2022, the Indiana State Police will be participating in a nationwide initiative headed by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on the 22nd “Prescription Drug Take Back Day.” 

The “Take Back” initiative seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft.  Collection sites will be set up nationwide for expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction.  This service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Citizens wishing to participate in this program may drop off their prescription drugs for disposal at the Indiana State Police Peru Post on Saturday, April 30, between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Liquid and pill medications will be accepted. Syringes will not be accepted.

SOURCE: News release from Indiana State Police