The Calcasieu Parish sheriffs office along with the Louisiana State Police and Lake Charles police department will host a National Prescription drug take back day on Saturday, April 26th, 2014.

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs by hosting National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

The public can bring their medications for disposal to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office at 5400 E. Broad Street in Lake Charles on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Source: CPSO Kim Myers


The Louisiana State Police (in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration) will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 26, 2014, in an effort to help individuals rid their homes of potentially dangerous prescription drugs. Expired, unused, and unwanted medications may be brought for disposal from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on April 26 to the Louisiana State Police troop location nearest you. This service is free and anonymous and is a great opportunity for those who have accumulated unwanted or unused prescription drugs to dispose of them safely.

Source: Sgt. James Anderson LSP


Sgt. Anderson also advised us that people in the Deridder area can bring drop of unwanted medicines to Deridder Police Department and Beauregard Parish Sheriff's office.