Prescription drug disposal boxes available District Police Stations

Prescription drug disposal boxes are now located in all six Montgomery County Department of Police district station lobbies for resident use. Residents can bring their expired, unwanted or unused prescription medications to a district station and dispose of these medications safely, conveniently and responsibly.

Accepted items:

  • Prescriptions
  • Vitamins
  • Prescription Ointments
  • Pet Medications
  • Prescription Patches
  • Over-the-Counter Medications

Not Accepted items:

  • Needles
  • Inhalers
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Thermometers
  • Lotions or Liquids
  • Hydrogen Peroxide

The boxes are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Drugs can be dropped off with no questions asked. Residents are reminded to wear a mask when entering the police station and practice social distancing.

The 6th District Police Station is located at 45 West Watkins Mill Road, Gaithersburg; call the station at 240-773-5700. For more information or police resources, visit

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