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Mission Statement

We believe the essential elements of drug enforcement begin with education and prevention. Through community partnerships and the support of local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force utilizes proactive and intelligence-led efforts to safeguard our community against the sale, distribution, and use of illegal narcotics.

From left to right: Cutis Rigney, Chief of the Alabaster Police Department; Alan Miller, Director of Compact 2020 and Chief Assistant District Attorney of Shelby County; John Samaniego, Sheriff of Shelby County; Clay Hammac, Commander of the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force; Jill Lee, District Attorney of Shelby County; Larry Palmer, Chief of the Pelham Police Department

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Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force Introduces Free Drug Collection Units throughout Shelby County

Drug Collection Unit

The Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force is proud to offer a new service to the citizens of Shelby County - anonymous prescription drug collection units. Shelby County citizens can utilize these units to safely and anonymously dispose of unwanted prescription medication.

The units can be found at the following locations:

  • Alabaster Police Department (201 1st Street N., Alabaster, AL 35007)
  • Chelsea Fire and Rescue Station 1 (160 Chesser Drive, Chelsea, AL 35043)
  • Harpersville Police Department (83 Town Hall Lane, Harpersville, AL 35078)
  • North Shelby Fire District Station 1 (4617 Valleydale Road, Birmingham, AL 35242)
  • Pelham Police Department (32 Philip Davis Street, Pelham, AL 35124)
  • Shelby County Sheriff's Office (380 McDow Road, Columbiana, AL 35051)
  • Shelby County Sheriff's Office North Substation (5511 Hwy 280, Ste 117 Birmingham, AL 35242)
  • Montevallo Police Department (545 Main St, Montevallo, AL 35115)

The drug collection units were awarded to the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force by CVS/pharmacy and the Partnership™ for Drug-Free Kids as part of CVS/pharmacy's Drug Disposal for Safer Communities Program.

The Helena Police Department also has a drug collection unit from CVS/pharmacy, which can be found in their lobby.