The Norman Police Department has planned four events from 9 a.m. to noon March 26 at the police station, 201 B W. Gray Street, directly south of Andrew’s Park.
The first event is a “Shred-A-Thon” in partnership with Absolute Data Shredding and Republic Bank and Trust.
Each resident can bring up to five boxes of items to shred at no charge and watch its destruction.
The second event is a Pharmaceutical Take-Back Program in partnership with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs.
Residents are encouraged to properly dispose of unused and unneeded prescription drugs in an environmentally responsible way.
Do not bring syringes, liquids or inhalers.
The third one is an opportunity to drop off old or unwanted ammunition. The only restriction is no explosives.
The fourth event, which will be held on the west side of the police department, is a Car Seat Check-Up Event in partnership with Safe Kids Oklahoma.
A limited number of car seats will be given away to eligible families.
To receive a free seat, people will need to arrive in a vehicle, the child must be present and documentation will be needed showing that person is on state aid. Expectant parents, will need to be within six weeks of the due date.
For more information on the events, please contact Sgt. Tim Smith at 366-5256 or Sgt. Jennifer Newell at 366-5267.