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Reducing Drug Related Crimes & Violence

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Treatment Initiatives

Providing integrated drug treatment services and criminal justice supervision

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Prevention Initiatives

Saving Lives and Strengthening Communities

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Investigative Support Center

Analytical support for developing leads and evidentiary products for successful prosecution

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Our Mission

To reduce drug trafficking and misuse by improving interagency collaboration, promoting accurate and timely information and intelligence sharing, and providing specialized training and other resources to its law enforcement, intelligence, treatment, and prevention initiatives.

News & Updates


2021 HIDTA Prevention Summit Reaches Over 1,500 Registrants with Prevention Science and Strategies—All Presentations, Slides, and Resources Now Online

On October 7th, the 2021 HIDTA Prevention Summit, organized by the Washington/Baltimore HIDTA’s A Division for Advancing Prevention and Treatment initiative, provided registrants with the opportunity to learn the latest advances in the field and essentials ways of thinking about approaching prevention for maximizing successful outcomes. The Summit’s goals were to:

Recent News

Convicted Felon Sentenced for Trafficking Heroin and Cocaine, and Manufacturing “Ghost Guns”

The U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Virginia has announced the sentencing of a Maryland man… Read More

Funding Opportunity for Organizations Addressing Overdoses with Innovative Public Safety and Public Health Approaches

The University of Baltimore’s Center for Drug Policy and Prevention (CDPP) is announcing a funding opportunity through… Read More

“Operation Valley Venue” Features Extraordinary Collaboration for Outstanding Results, Including Seizure of Methamphetamine, Heroin, Cocaine, Currency, and Firearms

The Washington/Baltimore HIDTA-funded Northwest Virginia Regional Drug and Gang Task Force conducted its ninth annual… Read More

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Covering 26 Counties and 11 Cities

In 1994, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) designated 13 jurisdictions in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia as a HIDTA region. Since then, the Washington/Baltimore (W/B) HIDTA’s boundaries have expanded to include 26 counties and 11 cities in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

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