Bath Police Department
3864 W. Bath Rd., Akron, Ohio 44333
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"Hidden In Plain Sight - Looks Can Be Deceiving"
"Hidden In Plain Sight" is the name of a traveling exhibit hosted by the Bath and Copley Police Departments. Adults are encouraged to explore and interact with the display designed to resemble a teenager's bedroom. Throughout the exhibit are items that may indicate a teen is involved in some high-risk behavior such as substance abuse, underage drinking, eating disorders, sexual activity and more.
Going Green & Clean
The Bath Township Trustees are pleased to offer the Bath Township community the opportunity to safeguard our young adults and protect the local environment by using the “Going Green & Clean” drug disposal box in the Bath Center parking lot.
The Going Green & Clean box provides a safe method for the disposal of expired or unwanted prescription medicines. Improper disposal of medicines presents both a public safety and environmental hazard.
Prescription drug abuse by teens and young adults is a serious problem in the United States. As reported in the Partnership for a Drug Free America’s annual tracking study:
The environment is also being damaged by unused medicines. Medicines thrown into the trash can leach into the ground; flushed drugs can kill bacteria that break down waste in sewage plants, damage septic systems, and contaminate nearby waterways and harm aquatic wildlife.
A 2008 Associated Press investigation found pharmaceuticals in the drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans. Drugs have been detected in the drinking water supplies of 24 major metropolitan areas.
Bath residents have the power to prevent teens from drug abuse and improve the cleanliness of our water. Take unused and unwanted prescription and non-prescription medicine to the Bath Police Department parking lot at 3864 West Bath Road. Keep medications in original bottles or packaging if possible. Mark out your name and address on the prescription medicines. Drop these items into the secure green box marked “Going Green & Clean”.
The Bath Police Department will ensure these unwanted drugs are incinerated as part of the ecological and safe disposal protocol. Together we will keep Bath safe!