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Narcotics Joint Task Force Unit & Drug Interdiction Unit


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 the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office. Officers assigned to the EVCDTF 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.

The task force includes the Drug Interdiction Unit which conducts narcotics investigations by utilizing interdiction techniques. The unit maintains a 24 hour tip line -ASK

The EVCDTF is staffed by 1 Lieutenant, 3 Sergeants, 10 Detectives and 3 K9 officers.

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


How do I report possible drug activity?
If the situation requires immediate attention, call 911. The best way to report drug activity is through the WeTip line at 1-800-782-7463. You may also call in information at (812) 436-7917.

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.

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.