The Independence Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration are participating in the National Take-Back Initiative designed to remove unused prescription drugs from our neighborhoods.

Spring cleaning includes cleaning out your medicine cabinets and properly disposing of unwanted medications.


The Independence Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration are participating in the National Take-Back Initiative designed to remove unused prescription drugs from our neighborhoods.


The event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28 in the north parking lot of City Hall, 111 E. Maple Ave., across from Police Central Headquarters.


In 2011, the event nationwide removed more than 377,000 pounds of unwanted or expired medications for safe and proper disposal.