October 2019

October: Take Back Day

DEA National Take Back: On Saturday, October 26, 2019, 575 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs were turned in for disposal in Kankakee County during the day’s Take Back Day festivities. KAMEG Director Chris Koerner reported that the event was an overwhelming success. The Kankakee Area Metropolitan Enforcement Group (KAMEG), the Bourbonnais Police Department, the Bradley …

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October 23-31: Red Ribbon Week

The Red Ribbon Campaign® is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week®, October 23-October 31 each year. Visit http://redribbon.org/ for more information, to take the pledge, or for ideas on Red Ribbon activities.