- Hamilton Township PD Acquires Permanent Prescription Drop Box


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Join Together Atlantic County (JTAC), a substance misuse prevention coalition has partnered with Hamilton Township Police Department in Atlantic County to help secure a permanent prescription drop box for the public to dispose of unused, unwanted, and expired medications.

The box is located inside the police department at 6101 13th St, Mays Landing, NJ 08330 and will be available to the public 24/7.

The prescription drug drop box is located inside the police department. (Photo provided)

Hamilton Township Police Departments Chief Ciambrone and Det. Armitage along with Join together Atlantic Counties, Brian J. Wilson have worked eagerly to provide this much needed service to the local community.

Chief Ciambrone is pleased to be able to work with community outreach organizations, such as Join Together Atlantic County (JTAC) in order to provide resources that assist in reducing the misuse of prescription medication. 

He stated the police department has previously participated in the DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day events and we recognized the need to continuously assist our residents in properly deposing of unused medications.  

Wilson stated that properly securing and disposing of your medications are important steps in helping to prevent the theft and diversion of powerful opioid medications.

Wilson also stated that safely securing and properly disposing of medication is key in helping to extinguish this opioid epidemic.

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