The Prairie Grove Police Department is an active member of the Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force. The fourth Judicial Drug Task Force program provides the initial and follow-up investigations concerning drug related crime/intelligence reports from Patrol, other law enforcement agencies, and general public. The Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force is a bi-county task force that’s jurisdiction encompasses Washington and Madison Counties. The Task Force is made up of investigators from Fayetteville, Springdale, Prairie Grove, West Fork, Johnson, Lincoln, Greenland, Farmington, Elm Springs, Elkins and the University of Arkansas Police Departments, and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
The Fayetteville Police Department is a lead agency for the Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force and the Fayetteville Chief of Police is the chairman. The Prairie Grove Chief of Police sits on the Task Force board and the Prairie Grove Police Department assigns one of its members as a Task Force Detective. The Prairie Grove Detective represents and is the investigator for eight of the task force member cities.
Detectives assigned to this Task Force are trained narcotics investigators and their primary duties are to investigate leads concerning the illicit manufacturing, distribution and use of controlled substances not limited to, but including methamphetamine labs, cocaine, crack, ecstasy, heroin, opium, and/or all controlled substances in violation of Arkansas Statute 5-64-401. Their duties also include targeting organized crime narcotics traffickers, conspirators, offenders, and offenders though investigation, arrest, and preparation for prosecution.
The Fourth Judicial District Drug Rask Force and be contacted by calling the Fayetteville Police Department at 479-587-3555 or 479-587-3220. Anonymous tips can be made by calling the Drug Task Force or Crime Stoppers at 877-842-8200. The Prairie Grove Police Department will forward any related information to our detective or he can contact you directly.