The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD), 409 Park Lane, offers a 24-hours-a-day collection program, where residents can properly dispose of unwanted firearms (long gun or handgun) and ammunition.
Firearm & Ammunition Disposal Program
The ELPD accepts any unwanted firearms (long gun or handgun) or ammunition at the ELPD desk 24 hours a day. Please specify if you want the firearm to be destroyed or if it can be converted to police department use. For any questions, please contact Quartermaster Dan Verhougstraete via phone at (517) 319-6838 or via email.
Controlled Medication Disposal Program - Discontinued
The East Lansing Police Department no longer accepts prescription medications and controlled substances; however, there are several locations around the area that do accept them.
The nearest locations that accept prescription medicines are:
MSU Olin Health Center
East Circle Dr.
3340 Lake Lansing Road
MSU Clinical Center
804 Service Road
1641 Haslett Road
The nearest locations that accept controlled substances are:
MSU Police Department
1120 Red Cedar Road
Meridian Township Police Department
5151 March Road
Bath Township Police Department
14480 Webster Road