Drug Disposal Program

The Waukesha Police Department continues to recognize the growing abuse of opiates in the community and the need for solutions. By working in partnerships with the community to provide services and working towards solving emerging social issues, the Waukesha Police Department has officially launched a Drug Disposal Program.

Purpose & Goal

  • The purpose of this drug disposal program is to provide a safe, secure, and anonymous collection and destruction of unused and unwanted prescription and non-prescription medications.
  • The ultimate goal of this program aims to decrease the access to unwanted or expired medication. The agency is hopeful that citizens will take advantage of this convenient service which has eliminated the obstacles for community members to properly dispose of their medications.
Drug Disposal Sign

The Waukesha Police Department continues to recognize the growing abuse of opiates in the community and the need for solutions. By working in partnerships with the community to provide services and working towards solving emerging social issues, the Waukesha Police Department has officially launched a Drug Disposal Program.

Purpose & Goal

  • The purpose of this drug disposal program is to provide a safe, secure, and anonymous collection and destruction of unused and unwanted prescription and non-prescription medications.
  • The ultimate goal of this program aims to decrease the access to unwanted or expired medication. The agency is hopeful that citizens will take advantage of this convenient service which has eliminated the obstacles for community members to properly dispose of their medications.

Disposal Locations

Waukesha Police Department Lobby

There is a metal drug collection box in the lobby at the police station located at:

1901 Delafield St,
Waukesha, WI 53188
Directions

Note: This location will be closed during the Police Department renovation approximately June 2021 - Spring 2022.

Find Other Nearby Locations

Other disposal locations can be found at: https://doseofrealitywi.gov/drug-takeback/find-a-take-back-location/

Guidelines

Unwanted or expired prescriptions and/or non-prescription medication by citizens from Private Residences

Accepted Materials

  • Pills
  • Patches
  • Creams
  • Inhalers
  • Liquids
  • Ointments

Not Accepted

  • Aerosol cans
  • Biohazard waste
  • Restricted controlled substances (illicit drugs)
  • Syringes