HIDTA Drug Task Force

The High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program, created by Congress with the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, provides assistance to Federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies operating in areas determined to be critical drug-trafficking regions of the United States.

Locally, the Mahoning Valley Law Enforcement Task Force (LETF) operates a successful drug task force through local funding, seizures, and funding provided through the HIDTA initiative.

The LETF helps to reduces drugs and drug trafficking by facilitating cooperation among area Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies; enhancing law enforcement intelligence sharing; and supporting coordinated law enforcement strategies that make the most of available resources to reduce the supply of illegal drugs in the Mahoning Valley of Northeast Ohio.

The LETF is located with the FBI’s Mahoning Valley Violent Crimes Task Force (VCTF), a FBI Safe Streets & Gang Unit initiative; and the Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team (CRT), a multi-jurisdictional SWAT team.

Current members include:

Adult Parole Authority
Youngstown District Office
2503 Belmont Avenue
Youngstown, Ohio 44505
(330) 744-8977
http://www.drc.state.oh.us/web/apa.htm

Austintown Township Police District
92 Ohltown Road
Austintown, Ohio 44515
(330) 799-9721
http://www.austintown.org/Police%20Contact%20Information.htm

Beaver Township Police Department
601 West South Range Road
North Lima, Ohio 44452
(330) 549-5338
http://beavertwp-oh.gov/police.htm

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) – Youngstown Field Office
8544 Hickory Hill, 1st Floor
Poland, Ohio 44514 USA
(330) 707-2300
http://www.af.gov

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) – Youngstown Resident Agency
904 Sahara Trail, Suite 3
Youngstown, Ohio 44514
(330) 965-2940 or
(216) 522-1400 (24-hour)
www.fbi.gov

Mahoning County Sheriff’s Department
110 Fifth Avenue
Youngstown, Ohio 44503
(330) 480-5000
http://www.mahoningsheriff.com/

Poland Township Police Department
3339 Dobbins Rd
Poland, Ohio 44514
(330) 757-8033
http://www.polandtownship.org/police.htm

Youngstown Police Department
116 West Boardman St.
Youngstown, Ohio 44503
(330) 742-8900
http://www.cityofyoungstownoh.org/city_hall/departments/police/police.aspx

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