Public Service Announcement
On Saturday, October 28, 2017, the Kankakee Area
Metropolitan Enforcement Group (KAMEG), the
Bourbonnais Police Department, the Bradley
Police Department, the Manteno Police
Department, the Kankakee County Sheriff's
Department, Momence Police Department, Aroma
Park Police Department, and the Kankakee Police
Department partnered with the Drug Enforcement
Administration in the National Prescription Drug
Take Back Day at the Northfield Square Mall.
KAMEG Director Chris Koerner reported that the
event was an overwhelming success and that
approximately 1,131.80 pounds of unwanted
prescription drugs were turned in for disposal
in Kankakee County alone. This amount represents
a 300 pound increase from last April's total.
KAMEG was also assisted by the Pledge for Life
Partnership of Kankakee County.