Narcotics Partnerships & Programs
Community PartnershipsThe Narcotics Division works with the citizens of Nash County through faith-based organizations, schools, businesses and civic groups to assist and educate the residents of Nash County about the dangers of drug use which aids in reducing the demand for illegal narcotics in our county.
The Nash County Sheriff’s Office will continue to participate in the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force with the United States Attorney’s Office and other federal law enforcement agencies. The benefit of this partnership has proven to be an invaluable asset to the Nash County Sheriff’s Office and the citizens of Nash County. Current investigations include operation Nash-Guard, which concentrates on major drug traffickers in Nash and surrounding counties.
The Nash County Sheriff’s Office continues its participation in "Operation Breakthrough" and "Operation Cold Wind," Federal Eastforce drug investigations. These investigations have resulted in the arrests of multiple federal defendants and the seizure of multiple kilograms of Cocaine.
The Nash County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division participated in "Operation Falcon" which teamed us with members of the United States Marshal Service and other federal, state and local colleagues. This was the largest nationwide round-up ever, focusing on sex offenders and violent gang members. As a result of this investigation, members arrested violent offenders in Nash and surrounding counties.
The Nash County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division will continue to partner with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation to train all Nash County Sheriff’s Office law enforcement officers, emergency service workers, social service workers, public health officials, school nurses, hospital workers, general public and other vital personnel in the clandestine laboratory awareness.
The Nash County Sheriff’s Office has completed all phases of the Nash County respiratory protection program. This includes training all Nash County Sheriff’s Office law enforcement personnel in the use of respiratory masks.
During the month of October, the Nash County Sheriff’s Office spends one week educating students on the dangers of drugs during Red-Ribbon Week.