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The local dropbox locations (listed below) provide the opportunity to discard unused prescription medications every day throughout the year. The participating police agencies maintain custody of the deposited drugs, and dispose of them according to their normal procedures for the custody and destruction of controlled dangerous substances.

For a printable dropbox location flyer, click here.

Why should you take the time to do this?

Abuse is prevalent! Abuse of prescription drugs has increased among teenagers and young adults due to the ease of obtaining drugs. 70% of youth who abuse prescription drugs get them from family and friends.

It’s your environment – Please don’t flush! Drugs that are flushed down the toilet may pass through sewage treatment plants and septic tanks. These substances are released into waterways with the waste water which can lead to adjacent soil and ground water.

You can make a di­fference! Drugs could be scavenged and illegally sold. Take action to minimize the threat of accidental poisoning or drug abuse. Let’s take precautions now to avoid harm to future generations and the environment.

Drop-Off Instructions

  1. Bring personal meds only to drop-off locations.
  2. Use a permanent marker to blackout your name and personal information on the label.
  3. Take medications to the police drop-off stations during drop-off operation hours.
  4. Place medications in the designated drop-off box.
  5. All dropped-off medications will be destroyed in the most environmentally-sound manner possible.

Local Dropbox Locations

SPANISH VERSION: Spanish – Drop Box Locations

No ID required and the service is FREE. All dropboxes are in the lobby of the below locations.

Aroma Park Village Hall
2200 N Lowe Rd
815.937.1212
Monday – Friday 8 am – 4 pm

Bourbonnais Police Department
700 Main Street NW
815.937.3577
Drop-off 24 hours

Bradley Police Department
147 S Michigan Ave
815.933.3315
Drop-off 24 hours

Grant Park Police Department
100 E. Taylor St
815.465.2131
Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm

Herscher Village Hall
272 E Second Street
815.426.2131
Monday – Friday 8 am – 3 pm

Illinois State Police, District 21
Illinois Rt. 116 & US Rt. 45 
815.698.2395
Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

Iroquois County Courthouse

Iroquois County Jail
550 S. 10th St. 
815.432.6992
Drop-off 24 hours

Jerome Combs Detention Center
3050 South Justice Way
815.802.7272
Drop-off 24 hours

Kankakee Police Department
385 East Oak Street
815.933.3321
Drop-off 9 am – 5 pm

Kankakee Sheriff’s Department
3000 S Justice Way
815.933.3324
Drop-off 24 hours

Manteno Police Station
269 N Main Street
815.929.4801
Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 4 pm

Momence Police Station
123 W River Street
815.472.2021
Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 4 pm

St. Anne Village Hall
190 W. Station St.
815.427.6783
Drop-off by appointment