Public Affairs Office

1100 Cultural Park Blvd

Cape Coral, FL 33990


Drug Disposal Program Available at Cape Coral Police Headquarters

(August 13, 2012)- The Cape Coral Police Department is announcing their unwanted drug disposal program. Beginning today, residents can safely dispose of their unwanted prescription drugs at the Cape Coral Police Headquarters main lobby.

A large green bin, that resembles a post office mailbox is now located in the lobby for people to drop off their unwanted or unused medication 7 days a week.

The program was started because of the success and popularity of the drug drop-off events that were held a few times throughout the year, usually at area pharmacies. Now people need not wait for one of the drop-off events to dispose of their unwanted medications.

Prescription medications, prescription patches, prescription ointments, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, samples and even pet medications are accepted.

Needles, syringes, inhalers, aerosol cans and a few other items are not accepted. The specifics are detailed on the drop box itself.

For more information about the program or actual receptacle, please visit