The High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area ("HIDTA") Task Force in the District of New Jersey is part of the New York/New Jersey HIDTA. The HIDTA agents in New Jersey are drawn from the DEA and state, county, and local law enforcement agencies. The HIDTA Task Force focuses on dismantling or significantly disrupting major drug trafficking organizations within New Jersey. The United States Attorney's Office maintains a leadership role in HIDTA and the United States Attorney sits on the New York/New Jersey HIDTA Executive Board. Each year the U.S. Attorney's Office prosecutes significant drug cases as a result of HIDTA investigations. In addition, numerous other HIDTA investigations are referred to local prosecutors.
For an overview of the nationwide High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area program, click here.
For more information about the New York/New Jersey High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area program, click here.