City of Alexandria, VA
Vice and Narcotics Section
The Vice and Narcotics Section is commanded by a Lieutenant who reports to the Investigations Division Commander. The Section consists of a Narcotics Unit, Vice Unit, Intelligence Unit and several detectives assigned to various Federal Task Forces.
The mission of the Vice and Narcotics Section is the suppression of vice, organized crime and narcotics related activities within the City. This is accomplished by:
Narcotics Unit (Also includes the Vice and Intelligence units)
The Narcotics Unit is responsible for conducting investigations designed to target and deter middle and upper level drug and vice operations within the City. Several members have cross-jurisdictional authority to combat drug and vice operations at a federal level. Drug operations consist of covert surveillance, Intelligence gathering, use of informants and the preparation and execution of search warrants. Prescription fraud investigations are also conducted by this Unit.
If you wish to contact the Vice and Narcotics Section to provide information regarding narcotics or prostitution related activities, please call 703.746.6277 and ask to speak with a Section supervisor.
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What Parents Should Know
It doesn’t matter how well behaved your child is or where you live, your child can be exposed to any number of illicit drugs which have manifested themselves within our society. How can parents assist their children in combating the temptations and peer pressure they face to become a part of this drug culture? Below are a few suggestions:
REMEMBER!!! There are no safe drugs. All drugs, including tobacco, liquor, prescription drugs and even herbals have a potential for abuse.
How Can I Help Combat Illegal Drugs
Pay attention to what is occurring in and around your neighborhood.
What Do I Do If I Notice Suspicious Narcotics Related Activity?
If you observe suspicious activity in your neighborhood, call the Vice and Narcotics Office at 703.746.6277 and ask to speak with a supervisor. Be prepared to supply the following information regarding the activity: Under no circumstances should you place yourself in danger to obtain this information.
The more information you can supply safely, the easier it will be to address the problem.
Virginia State and federal laws provide the Police Department with the authority to seize certain property that has been used in the commission of specific misdemeanor and felony crimes, including narcotics and prostitution related offenses. This property may then be forfeited by the owner after a court hearing is held.
What Do I Do If My Property Has Been Seized?
If your property has been seized, contact the Vice and Narcotics Office at 703.746.6277 and ask to speak with a supervisor. When you speak with the supervisor, please ensure you have the following information:
The Police Department is willing to assist you in retrieving your property, if this is possible. Please understand that there is a civil process that must be adhered to when seizing property. If you have questions regarding this civil process, please contact the Asset Forfeiture Officer at the Commonwealths Attorney’s Office at 703.838.4100.
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How DO I Know If I Witness A Prescription Fraud or Am The Victim Of A Prescription Fraud?
A person commits a prescription fraud if they:
If you want to report a prescription fraud, telephone the Vice and Narcotics Office at 703.746.6277and ask to speak with a supervisor. Be prepared to supply the following information: