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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. 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.

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