Check out the Special Investigations Units below:
The Narcotics Section provides a comprehensive response to all clandestine laboratories to include a process for a dedicated reporting system to address citizen complaints and a response to all clandestine laboratories by fully certified trained police personnel to ensure the safe investigation and dismantlement of all clandestine laboratories. In addition, the Narcotics Section works in collaboration with the Safe City Strike Force and the APD, Criminal Nuisance Abatement Team to address citizen complaints pertaining to illegal narcotics activity and problem drug houses within the City of Albuquerque. The section cooperates with all reporting mechanisms to El Paso Reporting Intelligence Center (EPIC) pertaining to methamphetamine investigations.
The Albuquerque Metro Vice Unit investigates and assist in the prosecution of all vice related items, to include a prostitute,
promoter of prostitution, a solicitor of a prostitute, a liquor violator, gambler, or other vice related criminal activity within the Albuquerque Metro area.
The Gang unit is a team of detectives that investigates and prosecutes individuals that or have shown to be members of organizations that engage in criminal activity. The unit maintains a database of gang members in compliance with all existing state and federal guidelines. The unit serves as a liaison with other members of the department in all crimes in which gang members are involved. The unit provides training and instruction on gang issues to both sworn and civilian personnel.