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Police Bureau

Sworn to protect. Dedicated to serve.

Phone: 503-823-0000

Fax: 503-823-0342

Non-Emergency: 503-823-3333

1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

Safely Dispose of Prescription Medications

Drug Drop Box




Thank you for your interest in our Prescription Drug drop boxes. The permanent drug drop boxes are made available to you through a partnership with the Office of Neighborhood Involvement’s Crime Prevention Program and the Portland Police Bureau. All items that are deposited into the drop box will be incinerated.




Drug Drop Box Locations and Hours:


Please consolidate all pills by putting them into a sealed sandwich baggy if you have a large amount to dispose of. Make sure that liquids are in a tightly sealed, leak proof container. NO SHARPS!


Central Precinct

1111 SW 2nd Avenue

Portland, OR 97204

24 hours 7 days/week

East Precinct

737 SE 106th Avenue

Portland, OR 97216

Mon-Fri 8-6pm

North Precinct

449 NE Emerson Street

Portland, OR 97211

Mon-Fri 8-6PM


Acceptable items for deposit: Prescription medications and samples, all over the counter medications, vitamins, pet medications, medicated ointments, and liquid medication in leak proof containers.

Items not acceptable for deposit: Thermometers/Sharps/Syringes, IV bags, bloody or infectious waste, hydrogen peroxide, aerosol cans, inhalers, EpiPens.