Information Center

Drug.Take.Back.ProgramPrograms Offered:


MedReturn Drug Collection Unit:

MedReturn Drug Collection is a safe prescription drug disposal system to collect unwanted or expired household prescription, over-the-counter and other unused medications. We can collect unused household medications with the MedReturn Drug Collection Unit, and our unit is located in our lobby. The MedReturn Drug Collection Unit provides an easy to use community drug collection receptacle for take back programs.


Officer Phil Program:

The Officer Phil Program teaches children about stranger danger, the negative effects of bullying, internet safety and respect for authority figures. This program also encourages positive behavior like honesty, friendship, being a buddy not a bully, civic responsibility and knowing what to do in an emergency just to name a few. In many cases the program has been credited with saving children’s lives.
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Project ChildSafe:

Project ChildSafe is a nationwide program that promotes safe firearms handling and storage practices among all firearm owners through the distribution of safety education messages and free firearm Safety Kits. Since 2003, the Project has partnered with local law enforcement agencies to distribute more than 36 million safety kits to gun owners in all 50 states and five U.S. territories.
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“A Child is Missing” Alert System:

Fact: A child goes missing every 40 seconds in the United States.
Fact: Your child has a 1 in 42 chance of going missing…
A Child Is Missing (ACIM) is devoted to assisting law enforcement in the search and early safe recovery efforts of children, the elderly (often with Alzheimer’s), disabled persons and college students via a rapid-response neighborhood alert program utilizing high-tech telephony systems.
The Elderly – Often with Alzheimer’s and Dementia: two dreaded diseases of the elderly. They tend to wander off and often think they are going to go ‘home’. That ‘home’ may be states away. They (The Elderly) tend to walk off and in some cases they will find a body of water, this is not good.
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Child ID Kits- Your Safe Child:

DuBois City Police offers a program that teaches you how to keep your children safe. For example, request a Child Safe Kit today and record your child’s vital statistics and medical information in a safe place. If your child is reported missing, you will immediately have all the important information about your child that will help your authorities find them.


Operation Safe Stop:

Operation Safe Stop is a public awareness and enforcement effort to educate the motoring public that passing a stopped school bus, when children are loading or unloading, is both dangerous and illegal. Each year, through Operation Safe Stop, law enforcement agencies, school transportation providers, pupil transportation associations and PennDOT have combined their efforts to raise public awareness about the potential consequences and reduce the occurrence of illegal school bus passes.
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Ride Along Program

DuBois City Police offers a Ride Along program, and this program was developed to assist University and High School students with various school/college sanctioned research projects. Other citizens of the region may also participate in this program. Generally, persons participating in this program should be 16 years of age or older.
Contact us to learn more about our Ride Along Program.