Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

The Charlton Police Department has procured a prescription drug disposal container that will allow residents to dispose of their unwanted, expired medication 24/7, throughout the year. The box is located in the lobby of the Police Station. Please note the types of products and medications that are accepted and those that are not.


Accepted:

Prescriptions
Prescription Patches
Prescription Medications
Prescription Ointments
Over-the-counter medications
Vitamins
Samples
Medications for pets
Not Accepted:

Thermometers
Needles (Sharps)
Medication from businesses or clinics
Ointments, lotions or liquids
Aerosol cans
Inhalers
Hydrogen Peroxide


Common Sense Saves Lives!
My Ambulance

The end of summer and Labor Day weekend often means more drivers, more drinking and sometimes unsafe roads. This spot features two Lexington paramedics, one of who is a former Army combat medic who emphasize that they have seen far too many alcohol-related accidents and fatalities. The Charlton Police Department encourages everyone to DRIVE SOBER!
Kill Zone

The end of summer and Labor Day weekend often means more drivers, more drinking and sometimes unsafe roads. This spot features two Lexington paramedics, one of who is a former Army combat medic who emphasize that they have seen far too many alcohol-related accidents and fatalities. The Charlton Police Department encourages everyone to DRIVE SOBER!
Bike Safety:

Drivers, during these busy summer months, be aware of bicyclists on the roads. Share the road!
Bike Safety:

Bicyclists, keep yourself and others safe by obeying traffic rules!
Bike Safety:

Bicyclists, wear your helmet and obey traffic rules!
Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrians, don't be a distracted walker. Whether you're in the city, or the suburbs, be aware of your surroundings so you don't put yourself or drivers in danger.
"Motorcyclists: This Summer, Please Ride Sober or Don't Ride At All!"
Texting and Distracted Driving

We all know that texting and other forms of distracted driving are dangerous habits. Especially during these busy summer months, the Charlton Police Department encourages you and your loved ones to put down your phone or other distractions while driving.
Seatbelts

This summer, the Charlton Police Department encourages you and your loved ones to stay safe and always wear your seatbelt.

2015 Heatstroke Awareness Campaign Begins April 16th

Safe Kids Worldwide™ asks you to help us raise awareness about the dangers of heatstroke. 30 children died last year from heatstroke in a hot car. Zero so far this year. Let’s keep it that way. Visit http://bit.ly/1gy2XPR or Download more info here.


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