ORGANIZED CRIME AND INTELLIGENCE BUREAU TAKING CONTROL OF ORGANIZED CRIME
being in its early stages, our Opioid Task
Abuse of illicit substances, particularly
with opioid-related deaths trending
While hundreds of residents eagerly
opioids, remains a serious threat to
public health. The Organized Crime
Force has yielded encouraging results down since its inception.
and Intelligence Bureau (OCIB) is
By its nature, narcotic investigations,
County through the implementation of
undercover agents, present one of
The bureau is made up of 46 members
Subsequently, OCIB detectives train on a
the newest technologies to identify,
operational readiness. Their proficiency
The Board of Supervisors furthered
the hundreds of narcotic-related arrests
positions dedicated solely to the
operations, OCIB detectives seized
responsible for combating this in Fairfax
particularly those involving
educational and enforcement strategies.
the most dangerous tasks in policing.
who utilize time-tested techniques and
regular basis to maintain a high level of
arrest and prosecute drug offenders.
and tactical prowess are reflected in
this mission by funding two detective
safely executed in 2018. During these
apprehension of opioid suppliers. Despite
several illegal firearms and over $500,000.
27â€ƒ FAIRFAX COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENTâ€ƒ 2018 ANNUAL REPORT
planned to participate in the All-Star Game festivities at Nationals Park,
criminal rings were ready to prey on
their enthusiasm by peddling counterfeit tickets. In an effort to stem victimization, OCIB detectives launched an initiative
aimed at stopping these scammers. The undercover operation was a success, resulting in the arrest of multiple
offenders and seizing several counterfeit tickets.