Enforcement and Security

PHARMACEUTICAL CRIMES TIP LINE:

The public may anonymously contact investigators from the Ventura County Interagency Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit at (805) 383-8700 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. about any information related to narcotics.

FEATURED PARTNER: VENTURA COUNTY INTERAGENCY PHARMACEUTICAL CRIMES UNIT (PCU)

The Ventura County PCU, with members including the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, Simi Valley Police Department, Thousand Oaks Police Department, Ventura Police Department, and CA Highway Patrol, is on track to meet its goal of developing innovative approaches to dealing with the opioid epidemic.

The PCU’s primary mission is combating transfer of legal prescription medication to the illegal market. In addition, they work to identify and prevent new trends of abuse among youth and investigates overdose deaths due to both prescription medication and illicit drug use.

The Ventura County Rx Abuse & Heroin Workgroup Enforcement and Security
Goal is to support law enforcement, monitoring, and security to enhance public safety by deterring drug misuse, abuse and diversion.


Since 2009, over 20 tons of Rx drugs have been collected and destroyed by the Ventura County Rx Abuse & Heroin Workgroup partners in the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. (Source: Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, February 2017)



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