The Special Services Division is commanded by a lieutenant. The division is responsible for the investigation of narcotics violations, vice, gambling, and organized crime.
As in most large cities, narcotics enforcement is the priority for this unit. Long-term, as well as short-term investigations are conducted by this unit. Targets range from high-level narcotic traffickers to sellers and buyers engaged in street-level narcotics activities.
Program Success & Cooperation Efforts
Utilizing state and federal asset forfeiture laws, thousands in cash and property is seized each year and used to further combat the drug problem.
The unit works closely with state, regional, and federal agencies, including the: