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Narcotics Joint Task Force Unit

Officers assigned to the narcotics task force are located at a secure off-site location and conduct investigations relating to the sales and usage of illegal narcotics. They work various days and hours as investigations dictate.

Phone: (812) 436-7917
Fax: (812) 485-3066

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Drug Task Force is an investigative unit formed through a partnership between the Evansville Police Department, Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office, and Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office. The task force is staffed by one sergeant and seven officers and investigates drug offenses that occur within Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

How do I report possible drug activity?
If the situation requires immediate attention, call 911. If reporting suspicious activity weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., call (812) 436-7917. If after hours, call WeTip (1-800-782-7463).

What information do I need when reporting suspicious activity?
Any information is useful, but the type of activities observed or suspected, the location and times of the activity, names, ages, and descriptions of the participants, and descriptions and license plates of any involved vehicles is particularly helpful. The reporter may leave their name for investigators to follow up or remain anonymous.

How do I report vice offenses, such as gambling or prostitution, occurring in Evansville?
If the situation requires immediate attention, call 911. Otherwise, contact the Evansville Police Department’s Vice/Intelligence Unit at (812) 436-7926.

Does the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Drug Task Force make drug presentations?
The task force will conduct drug awareness presentations upon request for civic groups, businesses, and schools within Vanderburgh County. The presentations cover general activities of the task force, drugs and trends common to the area, drug K-9 demonstrations, and common signs of illicit drug use or sales. To request a presentation, call (812) 436-7917.