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JADE Task Force

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Government BuildingThe Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement (JADE) has been in existence since 1995 as a regional narcotics task force made up of officers from the Charlottesville Police Department, Albemarle County Police Department, University of Virginia Police Department, and Virginia State Police.

Currently the task force is manned by one lieutenant (commander), one sergeant and four detectives from the Charlottesville Police Department (CPD). The Albemarle County Police Department (APD) has assigned one sergeant and three detectives; the University of Virginia Police (UPD) has assigned one detective; and the Virginia State Police (VSP) has assigned one special agent. These local personnel also work closely with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), and The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF).

Charlottesville Police Department 6 personnel
Albemarle County Police Department
 4 personnel
University of Virginia Police Department  1 person
Virginia State Police  1 person
 Total Local Personnel  12




We ask for your assistance in combating the criminal element, requesting that you call the Drug Hotline leaving any information that may be of assistance in this endeavor to protect the citizens of our community. In case of an emergency or a situation that is in process, call 911.


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3 personnel