The Kinston Police Department Narcotics Investigators are tasked to investigate and eradicate the sale and use of illegal narcotics from the streets and neighborhoods within Kinston or whose illegal activities adversely affect the citizens of Kinston.
Narcotics Officers placing a suspect in handcuffs
The Narcotics Investigators join forces with the SBI, DEA, and neighboring agencies in order to catch and abolish major, as well as minor drug violators.

Investigative Techniques

Investigations performed by the Narcotics Unit require various techniques such as:
  • Information gathering and analysis
  • Service of search and arrest warrants
  • Surveillance
  • Undercover operations

The Kinston Police Department Narcotics Unit is committed to providing the community a safe environment through aggressive narcotics investigations and subsequent prosecutions of offenders.