Felony Interception Narcotics Detection
The F.I.N.D. Unit is a joint operation between the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the Douglasville Police Department. Each Department provides three deputies/ officers and a patrol service dog (2 canines total). The patrol service dogs are trained in drug detection and tracking capabilities.
F.I.N.D. deputies receive advanced training from numerous schools related to Commercial Motor Vehicle Interdiction and Passenger Motor Vehicle Interdiction. These schools provide training on criminal indicators, concealment techniques, and current contraband smuggling trends.
The F.I.N.D. Unit focuses on aggressive traffic enforcement and attacks criminals when they are most vulnerable, in transit.
Seizures since 2001:
- Cocaine: Over 440 pounds
- Methamphetamine: Over 50 pounds
- Marijuana: Over 2,000 pounds
- Ecstasy Tablets: Over 10,000
- Synthetic Narcotics: Over 10,000
- Stolen Vehicles: Over 25
- Fugitives: Over 275
Other arrests: Forgeries, Armed Robbery Suspects, Burglary Suspects, Cargo Theft Suspects, Kidnapping Suspects, Indecent Exposure Suspects, and Murder Suspects.
Currency Seized by the F.I.N.D. Unit since 2001:
- The F.I.N.D. Unit has made forty-eight (48) traffic stops that resulted in the detection of bulk cash smugglers.
The total amount of United States Currency seized from the stops is: $13,647,160
- The F.I.N.D. Unit has also assisted the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) with two traffic stops that resulted in
the seizure of an additional: $7,900,000