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Reducing Drug Related Crimes & Violence

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Providing integrated drug treatment services and criminal justice supervision

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Saving Lives and Strengthening Communities

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Washington / Baltimore HIDTA

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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


Coming This Summer-The NEW Case Explorer!

Baseball and bar-b-ques aren’t the only things that investigators can look forward to this summer. In July 2021, the Washington/Baltimore HIDTA is rolling out the NEW Case Explorer! Right now, law enforcement agencies can take advantage of this free of charge, web-based software that provides: Case Explorer’s critical officer safety features allow agents and officers... Read More

Recent News

HIDTA-Funded Northwest Virginia Regional Drug and Gang Task Force Arrests Four Members of Cocaine Trafficking Organization

The W/B HIDTA-funded Northwest Virginia Regional Drug and Gang Task Force announced on April 15,… Read More

How Information Sharing via HIDTA’s ODMAP is Ending the Cycle of Response, Report, Repeat

The Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) has released updated guidelines on information sharing… Read More

ONDCP Releases First Year Drug Policy Priorities

At this critical time, when the latest provisional data from the U.S. Centers for Disease… Read More

Who We Are


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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