The Hawthorne Police Department Narcotics Unit is responsible for the following:
Investigating and interdicting the importation of illegal drugs in the City of Hawthorne.
Assisting prosecuting agencies in preparing successful narcotics cases for court.
Preparing narcotic-related civil and criminal forfeiture cases involving illegal profits derived from drug transactions.
The Narcotics Unit is responsible for all narcotic related arrests and investigations regarding any reported drug activity within the City of Hawthorne.Most investigations are either self initiated by the unit or initiated by information supplied by citizens of the community.
The Narcotics Unit is comprised of one Police Sergeant, three Narcotic Investigators and one narcotics trained K-9 named “Heidi.”
Sergeant Chris Cognac is the Supervisor in charge of the Narcotics Unit, telephone number (310) 349-2838, e-mail:email@example.com
Frequently Asked Questions: Citizens with information on narcotic sales, use, trafficking are urged to call the hotline. Our hotline telephone number is (310) 970-7070. Weconsider these calls very important for the safety of our citizens.Supplying your name, address, and phone are optional, not mandatory. If a citizen wishes to use a confidential web tip information system, we recommend; Click here to make an anonymous crime tip
Can my name remain anonymous if I provide drug related information? - Yes
What kinds of narcotics can “Heidi” alert on? - Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin, Methamphetamine, and Opium and to locate the origin of the scent.