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


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.... Read More

Recent News

HIDTA-Funded Northern Virginia Financial Initiative Partners with Arlington County (VA) Police Department on Successful Fentanyl Investigation

The U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Virginia announced on February 24, 2021, the sentencing… Read More

W/B HIDTA Receives Over $16,263,000 in Funds to Support Its Comprehensive Approach to Addressing the Washington/Baltimore Region’s Drug Problem

According to a press release sent this week, the White House Office of National Drug… Read More

New Version of ODMAP Released Today—Offers Enhanced User Experience and Analytical Tools

Earlier today, the Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (W/B HIDTA) Program released a new… 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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