Drug Interdiction Unit
Officers assigned to the Interdiction Unit are located at a secure off-site location and conduct narcotic investigations by utilizing interdiction techniques. This unit is staffed by three officers and two drug-trained K-9 officers. They work various days and hours as investigations dictate. The unit maintains a 24-hour tip line. The number is (812) 305-5762.
Phone: (812) 436-7917 or (812) 436-7914
Fax: (812) 435-6266
How do I report possible drug activity?
If the situation requires immediate attention, call 911. If reporting suspicious activity weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., call (812) 436-7917. If after hours, call (812) 305-5762. A message can also be left at (812) 436-7917 after hours.
What information do I need when reporting suspicious activity?
Any information is useful, but the type of activities observed or suspected, the location and times of the activity, names, ages, and descriptions of the participants, and descriptions and license plates of any involved vehicles is particularly helpful. The reporter may leave their name for investigators to follow up or remain anonymous.
How do I report vice offenses, such as gambling or prostitution, occurring in Evansville?
If the situation requires immediate attention, call 911. Otherwise, contact the Evansville Police Department’s Vice/Intelligence Unit at (812) 436-7917 or (812) 436-7926.
Does the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Drug Task Force make drug presentations?
The task force will conduct drug awareness presentations upon request for civic groups, businesses, and schools within Vanderburgh County. The presentations cover general activities of the task force, drugs and trends common to the area, drug K-9 demonstrations, and common signs of illicit drug use or sales. To request a presentation, call (812) 436-7917.