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On May 29th and 30th the Indiana State Police partnered with the DEA by participating in the 11th Drug Take Back Day.

The Indiana State Police District Posts accounted for 14 of the 56 locations and contributed nearly 1,400 pounds to the statewide collection results.

user29396-1462222297-media3Along with the state police, there were 36 other law enforcement partners/organizations in Indiana that participated in the National Drug Take Back event sponsored by the DEA.

The breakdown of each ISP District collection by pounds is as follows:

  • Indianapolis- 200
  • Lafayette- 30
  • Breman- 5
  • Peru- 70
  • Lowell- 34
  • Fort Wayne- 100
  • Evansville- 406
  • Putnamville- 40
  • Jasper- 353
  • Versailles- 20
  • Pendleton- 59
  • Sellersburg- 46
  • Bloomington- 33

Based on the success of the Drug Take Back events, plans are in progress for a fall 2016 collection date.