Law Enforcement Initiatives

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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Cultivating Prevention

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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


Brooke’s House Provides Care and Community for Women with Substance Use Disorders

W/B HIDTA grantee provides counseling, career training, and more to residents in Washington County, MD... Read More

Recent News

The News Station: “Trash Cans” Full of Drug Mixtures Circulating Maryland

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W/B HIDTA Investigative Support Center Completes 2020 Primary Intelligence Requirements Report for Public Safety and Public Health Professionals

The 2020 Primary Intelligence Requirements (PIR) report, completed by W/B HIDTA investigative Support Center (ISC)… Read More

Northern Virginia Financial Initiative Reduces the Profitability of Money Laundering Through Increased Interagency Collaboration

As National Gratitude Month continues, the W/B HIDTA is grateful for its law enforcement partners… 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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