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Drug Task Force

The Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force program provides the initial and follow-up investigations concerning drug related crime / intelligence reports from Patrol Program, other law enforcement agencies, and the general public. The Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force is made up of investigators from the Fayetteville, Springdale, University of Arkansas, Prairie Grove, West Fork, Johnson, Lincoln, Greenland, Farmington, Elm Springs, and Elkins police departments and the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

The Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force is a bi-county task force that's jurisdiction encompasses Washington and Madison Counties. The Fayetteville Police Department is the lead agency for the Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force and Fayetteville Police Chief Greg Tabor is the chairman.

Detectives assigned to this Task Force are trained narcotics investigators and their primary duties are to investigate leads concerning the illicit manufacturing, distribution and use of controlled substances not limited to, but including methamphetamine labs, cocaine, crack cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy, heroin, opium and/or all controlled substances in violation of Arkansas State Statute 5-64-401. Their duties also include targeting organized crime narcotic traffickers, conspirators, and offenders through investigation, arrest, and preparation for prosecution.

The Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force can be contacted by calling the Fayetteville Police Department at (479) 587-3555 or (479) 587-3520. Anonymous tips can be made by calling the Drug Task Force or Crime Stoppers at (877) 842-8200.

Information concerning drug abuse prevention and treatment options can be found at the Project Right Choice website.