- Does the Sheriff’s Office allow citizens to pick up dead deer that have been hit and killed by a car?
- Do you do fingerprint cards?
- How do I get a background/records check on myself?
- Do you accept stuffed animals?
- How do I take hunter safety classes?
- When I go on vacation, will the Douglas County Sheriff's Office check my home?
- How can I get a copy of an incident report?
- How can I get a copy of an accident report?
- Where do I go for a municipal traffic ticket?
- What are redemption rights?
- How do I know if I live in an area served by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office?
- My license tag was stolen. Now what?
- What's unusual about calling 9-1-1 from a cell phone?
- What's the difference between jail and prison?
- How do I obtain a copy of an arrest record or a background check?
- What is the difference between a sexual offender and a predator?
- What is the difference between a criminal case and a civil case?
- What are the Kansas child passenger safety requirements?
- How do I file a complaint against a Douglas County Sheriff's Office employee?
- How can I commend a Sheriff's Office employee for outstanding service?
- What's the difference between a sheriff's office and a police department?
Safe Disposal of Medication Program
The Sheriff’s Office has established a permanent medications collection program in Douglas County. With our “Safe Disposal of Medication Program” the community now has a way to properly and safely dispose of unwanted drugs and unused medications throughout the year.
A drug collection drop-box has been placed in the west entrance lobby of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center (JLEC) at 111 East 11th street in Lawrence. Drugs can be dropped off during business hours, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, except holidays.
Items we can accept: prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, herbal remedies, supplements, veterinary drugs, and lotions or liquids in leak-proof containers.
We will not accept: needles and sharps, thermometers, hydrogen peroxide, aerosol cans and inhalers, personal care products, infectious waste, or illegal drugs.
We suggest people remove or obscure personal information on any labels before disposing of items. Pills may be removed from bottles and placed in zip-lock bags for ease of disposal. This program is for individual citizens and not intended for health care providers or businesses.
Our Safe Disposal of Medication Program has many benefits for the community.
- It gives families a safe and anonymous way of eliminating unwanted medicines.
- It reduces availability of controlled substances getting into the hands of abusers.
- It reduces the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses, especially among children.
- And it reduces the introduction of chemicals into the environment.