Police News

  • Aug 1 2016
    Each year, thousands of Mainers use millions of syringes, pen needles and lancets or sharps to control medical conditions like diabetes, arthritis and allergies. Stockpiling used sharps in the home or improper disposal by throwing them in the trash or flushing them down the toilet puts you and your family, janitorial and solid waste staff, and the general public at risk for accidental and painful needle sticks that can lead to infection, tetanus and transmission of diseases. DEP Sharps Disp... details