Prescription Disposal

The Tinley Park Police Department, 7850 W. 183rd St., offers a prescription drug drop-off site. The drop-off container is located near the front door and is available 24 hours a day. The container is monitored via video surveillance cameras. Residents should either remove their personal information from the prescription container or place the pills in a Ziploc bag. Residents can mix any kinds of acceptable pills in one bag. Accepted items include prescription patches, medications and ointments, as well as over-the-counter medications, vitamins and medications for pets. Prohibited items include hydrogen peroxide, inhalers, aerosol cans, non-prescription ointments, lotions or liquids; thermometers, needles/sharps and medication from businesses or clinics. For more information, call the Tinley Park Police Department at (708) 532-9111.