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Guidelines for Drug Disposal

Guidelines for Unused or Expired Prescription Medication Disposal

If you have unused or expired prescription medication, whether it is for you or your pets, it should be properly disposed of. It is not safe to keep these around your house as they can end up in the hands of the wrong people (i.e., children) or possibly even consumed by pets.

Please do NOT flush medications down the toilet as they can end up in our water supplies, lakes, rivers and the ocean. Instead they should be properly disposed of. Many law enforcement facilities offer a convenient free drop-off service. We recommend you contact the facility to find out when they accept drop-offs.

drug disposal

  • Camarillo Police Department, 3701 East Las Posas Road, Camarillo (805) 388-5100
  • East County Patrol Station, 2101 East Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks (805) 494-8260
  • Fillmore Police Department, 524 Sespe Avenue, Fillmore (805) 524-2233
  • Headquarters Patrol Station, 800 South Victoria Avenue, Ventura (805) 654-2304
  • Moorpark Police Department, 610 Spring Road, Moorpark (805) 532-2700
  • Ojai Police Department, 402 South Ventura Street, Ojai (805) 646-1414
  • Port Hueneme Police Department, 250 North Ventura Road, Port Hueneme (805) 986-6530
  • Simi Valley Police Department, 3901 Alamo Street, Simi Valley (805) 583-6950
  • Ventura Police Department, 1425 Dowell Drive, (805) 339-4400 (By appointment only – please call ahead)
  • Westside Resource Center, 110-K N. Olive St., Ventura (By appointment only – please call ahead.)