This unit handles police issues that impact the safety and well-being of our citizens along with the focus to suppress street level trafficking in illegal drugs, including sales from residences, on the streets and in public parks and buildings. The unit will also be responsible for identifying local gangs and its members and illegal gun offenses including illegal buying and selling.
The daily investigations and operations of this unit includes drug buys and drug bust techniques, street arrests and search warrants based upon undercover investigations, informant and citizen information, and other intelligence concerning illegal drug operations. The unit also focuses on combating gang crimes and gun violence by identifying the members along with undercover gun purchases. This unit reports directly to the Chief of Investigations.