(608) 326-8414

​224 N Beaumont Rd, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

PRESCRIPTION DRUG DROP-OFF

The Crawford County Sheriff's Office is a collection site for unwanted medications. The drop-off box is located to the left of the Dispatch window. Our building is open 24 hrs. Feel free to drop off anytime. 

ACCIDENTAL CHILDHOOD POISONING

Medications often look like candy and children can be curious. Throwing in trash gives easy access for children and pets.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS

Wastewater treatment plants and septic systems are not designed to remove all medications from wastewater. Drugs can end up directly in our drinking water. Medications found in waterways can lead to reproductive and developmental problems for fish and other aquatic wildlife.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Prescription and over the counter medications are being used by persons to get high. Some have a perception these medications are a safer way to get high.

ACCEPTABLE

Over the counter medications
Pet medications
Prescription medications (pills, sprays, ointments, liquid, patches, etc)

NOT ACCEPTED

Biohazardous materials
Household hazardous waste (paint, motor oil)
Inhalers
Mercury
Personal care products (shampoo, toothpaste, etc.)
Sharps / Needles