HIDTA – High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area

The Sparks Police Department participates in several task forces including the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA Task Force).  One Sparks Police detective is assigned to this task force. The focus of the HIDTA Task Force is to reduce drug availability by disrupting or dismantling drug trafficking organizations. Their goal is to reduce the amount of illegal drugs manufactured and distributed through interdiction functions.

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Notice regarding COVID-19

Effective March 18th, 2020: Due to COVID-19 concerns, we are closing our lobby until further notice. The health and safety of our community and staff members are of utmost importance. All Non-Essential Services will be suspended until further notice. We ask for your patience during this difficult time as there may be longer than usual waiting times. For more information please contact the Records Department at (775) 353-2243.

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