Vice Unit

The responsibilities of the Vice Intelligence Unit include narcotics investigations, organized crime investigations, liquor violations and intelligence gathering and dissemination in collaboration with numerous State and Federal agencies.

Duties & Responsibilities

In past years, the Vice Intelligence Unit:

  • Executed and assisted in the investigations, arrests and prosecutions of high-profile and interstate drug offenders and violent offenders
  • Performed street-level drug interdiction; provided undercover security at public and political events
  • Responded to community complaints involving:
    • Drug sales
    • Gambling offenses
    • Liquor violations
    • Prostitution

Vice Intelligence Unit investigations often involved the deployment of the department's SWAT Team, and the unit also works with other law enforcement agencies on a regular basis.

Learn More

To contact or find out more information about the Special Investigation Unit/Vice Intelligence Unit, call the Police Department's main line at 330-489-3100.