Cumberland County Police Departments to Participate in 'Take Back Day'

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.J. -

Multiple police departments in Cumberland County will be participating in a program to prevent prescription drug abuse.

On Saturday, April 27th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., police departments from Bridgeton, Millville, and Vineland in collaboration with the United States Enforcement Administration (DEA) will participate in the 17th Take Back Day.

Take Back Day allows residents to dispose of unused or expired medicines in each department's mobile Drop Box, which is free and anonymous. If someone can't make it to the event they can go to their police station to use the Drop Box.

Locations include:

Bridgeton - McDonald’s, 56 E. Broad Street

Millville - Wawa (Cedar & Main), 13 W. Main Street

Vineland - Larry’s II, 907 N. Main Road

The DEA and its partners have taken almost 11 million pounds of pills all across the country in the last 16 Take Back Days.

Each department will also hold a Coffee With A Cop at their respective Take Back Day events. The public can have a free cup of coffee can talk to officers from the police department.

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