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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


Now Open: W/B HIDTA Intelligence Analyst Fellowship Program

The Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (W/B HIDTA) is calling on law enforcement and approved criminal justice agencies in the region to recommend intelligence analysts for selection to its Intelligence Analyst Fellowship (IAF). The IAF offers entry-level and experienced intelligence analysts the opportunity to bring their expertise to the W/B HIDTA, work across program... Read More

Recent News

Visit The New Case Explorer Website!

We are very excited to announce the launch of the newly-designed Case Explorer website. It’s extremely user-friendly and… Read More

HIDTA-Funded Hi-Tech Drug Initiative’s Interagency Collaboration Results in Charges Carrying Mandatory 10 Years to Life in Federal Prison

The U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Columbia has announced the indictment and arrest of three… Read More

HIDTA Research Guidance & Procedures for Use of Performance Management Process (PMP) Data

The High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Program, administered by the Office of National Drug… 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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