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Drug Take Back Program

A safe disposal box for prescription medications is located inside the lobby of the Dillon Police Department. This service is only available during office hours: Monday- Friday 8 am to 5 pm. 

Medications Accepted:

Prescription Medications
Over the Counter Medications
Liquid Medications (small amounts in original, non-leaking containers)
Medication Samples
Medicated Ointments
Pet Medications
Unused Drug Injection Cartridges (e.g. unused EpiPens and Insulin Pens)

Cannot Be Accepted:

Illicit Drugs
Needles, Syringes and other Sharps
Chemotherapy Drugs
Medical Tools and Supplies
Bloody or Infectious Waste
Personal Care Products
Empty Containers
Medication Wastes Generated by Health Care Facilities


Household Needles And Sharps / From Summit County Public Health


Purchase a commercially available sharps container from a pharmacy or other source, or use a strong plastic or metal container with a screw-on or tightly secured  lid to prevent accidental contact with the waste.

Containers like empty bleach bottles, liquid detergent bottles and heavy plastic jugs are strong enough to prevent the sharps from poking through the container and have lids that can be securely fastened.

A coffee can may also be used as long as the lid is sealed with strong tape once the container is full.

Plastic milk containers are a poor choice because they are generally made of thin plastic that can easily be punctured by a needle or lancet.

Glass should never be used as a sharps container because the glass can break and make the hazard worse.

Containers of sharps should be clearly labeled as "Sharps" or "Biohazard Waste"

Once filled, the container should be firmly sealed to prevent accidental tampering.

Store the sealed sharps container away from children and pets.

Drop off container at the Dillon Police Department for proper disposal.

Note:  Never put a container of sharps in with your recyclables.

Sharps are not recyclable and not only can they pose an infection risk to workers at the recycling facility, they can render the whole batch of recyclables unusable.

Used needles and other sharps should never be placed loosely in your trash or flushed down the toilet.

Fees Charged for Services 

Fingerprinting: $25 for non Town residents. Free for in Town residents and businesses. Fingerprints are only done on Wednesdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Please call 970-468-6078 ahead of time to make sure you are not waiting for an extended period of time. 

PBT: $10

VIN Inspections: $10

Accident and Case Reports/Records: $5

DVDs: $15

Records and Property 

The Records Department is open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Town Holidays. Request for Public Police Records


To report a non-emergency property crime or incident that has occurred within the Dillon town limits please call 970-668-8600.

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