The use of heroin and illegal prescription pills is a public safety crisis nationwide. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is committed to investigating and arresting individuals involved in the illegal drug trade. The most effective approach to this crisis is to encourage prevention and treatment. To learn more about this issue, watch the video, "Medicine: It Cures, It Kills."
To reduce the risk of prescription medication abuse, store medicines in a secure place. For expired or unwanted medicine, residents should properly dispose of them. Click here for locations and hours for disposal. Or, call 612-348-3777.