Permanent Drug Drop Box


The Livingston Police Department has installed a permanent Drug Drop Box:


Livingston Police Headquarters Lobby
333 S. Livingston Avenue


Residents can safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications — including pet medications — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.&nbsp%
The police department worked in conjunction with the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team of Essex County (ADAPT) and the Livingston Municipal Alliance Committee (LMAC) to have the drug drop box placed in the lobby of police headquarters. The box was designed and painted by students from the Livingston High School National Art Honor Society.Residents may dispose of unwanted or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications, including pet medications.

New or used syringes cannot be accepted.

Click for a list of locations that will accept syringes: Safe Needle Disposal

Click for more information on properly disposing of syringes.

For more information regarding the disposal of medications, please contact the Community Policing Unit at (973) 992-3000 extension #3600.

Pictured below with the Permanent Drug Drop Box in the Lobby of  Livingston Police Headquarters box are: Officer Joy Klapal, Lisa Joseph (ADAPT), Jane Hecht (LMAC), Councilwoman Deborah Shapiro, Captain Gary Marshuetz, Chief Craig Handschuch, Joyce Gore (LMAC), Victoria Joseph (ADAPT), and Officer Gary Mankowitz.

drop box group photo

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