Westchester County

Narcotics Unit

Narcotics Unit

The Westchester County Police Narcotics Unit is a countywide drug enforcement unit that:

  • Aggressively investigates drug activity within the county
  • Provides assistance to local jurisdictions in their battle against drug use and distribution¬†

The Narcotics Unit utilizes a variety of techniques to accomplish its mission:

  • Eectronic surveillances
  • Telephone pen registers
  • Court-ordered wiretaps
  • Search warrants
  • Undercover operations
  • Vehicle drug interdiction
  • Parcel interdiction
  • Quality of life enforcement (including prostitution stings)
  • Canine-based searches¬†

The unit works closely with the Westchester County Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (in pursuing federal prosecution of appropriate cases).