Law Enforcement to Participate in Operation Take Back on April 27

Published on April 12, 2024

Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Robert McNally, Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon, Hanover Township Chief Michael Loock, Morris Plains Borough Chief of Police Mike Koroski, Morris Township Chief of Police Robert Shearer, and Randolph Township Chief of Police Will Harzula announce that on Saturday, April 27, 2024, they will be participating in the annual Operation Take Back program.

Operation Take Back is a semi-annual event coordinated nationally by the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in which law enforcement agencies at the state, county, and municipal level work collectively to host Operation Take Back across the nation.

The goal of Operation Take Back is to encourage the public to anonymously turn over unused, unwanted, or expired prescription medicine for proper disposal.  The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office has partnered with the Morris County Sheriff’s Office, the Hanover Township Police Department, the Morris Plains Borough Police Department, the Morris Township Police Department, and the Randolph Township Police Department in this effort to reduce abuse and misuse of pharmaceutical drugs.  At its conclusion, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and Morris County Sheriff’s Office will collect the discarded prescription drugs and properly destroy them in a safe and non-hazardous manner.

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During this event, satellite collection sites will be operating from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., including at the following Morris County locations,


ACME Supermarket

690 Millbrook Ave.

Randolph, New Jersey 07869


Budd Lake Fire Department

378 Route 46

Budd Lake, New Jersey 07828


Flanders Fire Department

27 Main Street

Flanders, New Jersey 07836


Shoprite of Greater Morristown

178 East Hanover Ave.

Cedar Knolls, New Jersey 07927


Stop and Shop Supermarket

245 Littleton Rd./US 202

Morris Plains, New Jersey 07950



34 Sylvan Way

Hanover Township, New Jersey 07054


If you are unable drop off your medication at one of these locations, you can utilize any other permanent drop box locations nearest you, by checking this link.

Media inquiries concerning this press release should be directed to [email protected].


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