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What makes Atherton Police department special

Original post made by Peter Carpenter, Atherton: Lindenwood, on Oct 11, 2012

All of these San Mateo County police departments provide for the safe disposal of old medications:
There are confidential drop-off containers at the following Police Departments:

Belmont Police Department
One Twin Pines Lane, Belmont, CA
(650) 595-7400

Brisbane Police Department
50 Park Place, Brisbane, CA

Burlingame Police Department
1111 Trousdale Drive
Burlingame, CA
(650) 777-4100

Daly City
Daly City Police Department
333 90th Street
Daly City, CA
(650) 991-8119

Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay Police Dept.
537 Kelly Ave
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1719
(650) 726-8288

Hillsborough Police Department
1600 Floribunda Avenue
Hillsborough, CA
(650) 375-7400

Millbrae Police Department
581 Magnolia Avenue
Millbrae, CA
(650) 259-2300

Pacifica Police Department
2075 Coast Highway
Pacifica, CA
(650) 738-7314

San Bruno
San Bruno Police Department
1117 Huntington Avenue
San Bruno, CA
(650) 616-7100

San Carlos
San Carlos Police Department
600 Elm Street
San Carlos, CA
(650) 802-4277

San Mateo
San Mateo Police Department
200 Franklin Parkway
San Mateo, CA
(650) 522-7710

South San Francisco
South San Francisco Police Department
33 Arroyo Drive, Suite C
South San Francisco, CA
(650) 877-8900

San Mateo County Sheriff's Office
San Mateo County Sheriff's Office
400 County Center, Third Floor
Redwood City, CA
(650) 599-1536

Sheriff's North Coast Sub-Station
San Mateo County Sheriff's
North Coast Sub-Station
500 California Avenue
Moss Beach, CA
(650) 573-2801
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-F

HOWEVER, it turns out that the Atherton police department officers could not empty the collection containers without getting stuck by discarded needles so Atherton discontinued this important service. Why are Atherton police officers uniquely incapable of doing something that every other police officer in the county seems to have mastered?

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Posted by Michael G Stogner
a resident of another community
on Oct 11, 2012 at 12:18 pm

Great question Peter, they are one of the only Police Departments that tell their employers/residents who they better vote 4, both by phone and new political signs.

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Posted by Answer
a resident of Atherton: Lloyden Park
on Oct 11, 2012 at 11:23 pm

Maybe because the APD does not have the proper funding for providing the law enforcement Atherton needs.

Maybe because the APD has been too busy being pumeled by the attacks of you , Mckeithen, Stogner?

More than 99% of residents think they're getting all the service they need.

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