Narcotics Division

The Narcotics unit consists of eight narcotics detectives including a lieutenant supervised by the Criminal Investigations Division Captain. The Narcotics Division has a proactive emphasis on narcotics and drug-related crimes. Our mission is to strictly enforce the laws of the North Carolina Controlled Substance Act, arrest and bring to justice those individuals or organizations involved in the growing, selling, manufacturing or distributing of illegal drugs appearing in or destined for elicit drug trafficking in Johnston County.

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The Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) is assigned a total of 27 deputies, and is supervised by a Captain and four Lieutenants. This division consists of four specialized sections: Major Crimes, Property Crimes, Crime Scene Investigations (CSI), and Narcotics. The primary function of these detectives is to investigate criminal activity, arrest those responsible, thus bringing to justice suspects who have committed criminal acts within the jurisdiction of our county.

Detectives receive extensive, specialized criminal investigative training in interviewing and interrogations, homicides, rapes, robberies, burglaries, and other criminal investigations. This training enables these detectives to stay informed on the latest investigative techniques and legal updates.