The Metro Vice, Narcotics and Intelligence Division, or "Metro VNI" for short, is a multi-agency, co-located drug task force tasked to investigate, control and prevent the illegal sale, possession or manufacturing of illicit drugs. Units of Metro VNI conduct in-depth investigations of major drug trafficking organizations, gangs involved in drug trafficking, and money laundering operations throughout El Paso and Teller Counties. The division routinely shares criminal intelligence information with all federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
- The Intelligence Unit is committed to developing, analyzing, enhancing and disseminating criminal intelligence to local, state and federal law enforcement agencies with emphasis given to Homeland Security crimes related to gang activity and illegal firearms, narcotics or liquor law violations in the Fourth Judicial District.
- The D.E.A. Task Force seeks to conduct in-depth investigations of major drug organizations and money laundering operations and initiating investigations concerning the smuggling of controlled substances throughout the United States with emphasis on the Fourth Judicial District.
- The Metro VNI Impact Teams will conduct quality investigations of individuals or groups involved in the street-level distribution of narcotics or prostitution with the goal of reducing crime, fear and disorder throughout the Fourth Judicial District. Metro VNI is also involved in the investigation and prosecution of those persons involved in human trafficking.
To leave an anonymous tip, please contact the Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers at 719-634-STOP (719-634-7867) or Submit A Tip on the Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers webpage. Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers exists to aid in reducing the crime rate in the Pikes Peak Region (El Paso and Teller Counties in Colorado) by helping law enforcement agencies solve crime and bring fugitives to justice. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that lead to the felony arrest of suspects or wanted felons, the recovery of narcotics, stolen property and cash.