Narcotics/Drug Crime Prevention Page


The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) places a high priority on stopping illegal narcotics activity Citywide. Below you will find in-depth-information you can use to help us reduce the use and sales of illegal narcotics, as well as narcotics related violent crime in the City of Los Angeles. The LAPD’s Narcotics Division is the largest drug enforcement entity in Southern California. It is responsible for enforcing local, state and federal narcotics laws throughout the City of Los Angeles. Working in partnership, the police and the community can make a difference and help improve the quality of life citywide.

What Can I Do About Narcotics in My Neighborhood?

How Can I Help a Friend with a Drug or Alcohol Problem?

Kids and Drugs

LAPD Narcotics Related Statistics

Information on Specific Drugs

Identifying Clandestine Drug Labs