Community Coalition Prescription Drop Box available at Vidor PD

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Vidor Police Department is now affiliated with the Community Coalition Partnership.

Community Coalition Partnerships is part of the Youth Continuum of Care Coalition and is a volunteer organization made up of youth, young adults, parents, business communities, media, schools, organizations that serve youth or young adults, law enforcement agencies, faith-based organizations, civic and volunteer groups, health care professionals, state and local and/or tribal government agencies with expertise in the field of substance abuse and anyone interested in being involved in reducing substance abuse, according to its official website.

On Monday, Vidor Police Department dedicated it's Prescription Drug Drop Box at the Vidor Police Department Lobby.

As the number of Americans that die, due to their addiction to prescription pills continues to grow in this region and across the country, our goal is to remove their prescription drugs from the streets and medicine cabinets within our community, according to a press release for the event. 

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