goals and objectives of the Vice/Narcotics Division will be to
continue working on the investigation, apprehension, prosecution
of illegal narcotic dealers and users and to continue in the
effort to rid St. Mary’s County of persons and crimes associated
with illegal drug activities. They will further continue their
efforts in stopping any and all illegal vice activities such as
prostitution, illegal gambling, etc. within St. Mary’s County.
members of the Vice/Narcotics Division are trained in the areas
of drug investigation, detection and interdiction. This training
is provided by numerous local, state and federal agencies,
including the Drug Enforcement Administration. These
investigators handle all levels of drug enforcement from street
level interdiction to long term conspiracy investigations.
The Vice/Narcotics Division uses many different tactics in
the fight against drug crimes in St. Mary’s County. They are
equipped with state of the art surveillance equipment and work
with many local, state and federal agencies to achieve success
in the apprehension of narcotics traffickers.
Although the Vice/Narcotics Division has many assets in the area
of surveillance and equipment, they rely on intelligence from
sources such as the Patrol Division and citizens that are
concerned for the safety and well-being of their children and