The Narcotic Unit is designated to conduct investigations concerning the possession, sale or manufacture of illicit controlled substances within the city of Fort Smith.
The investigations primarily begin from sources cultivated by the Narcotic Detectives, but can begin from Crime Stopper complaints, citizen complaints, anonymous sources,
or other investigative techniques. These techniques involve the use of short and long term undercover officers, clandestine audio and video equipment, and a multitude of
While illegal street drugs are the most well known investigations to the community, the Narcotic Unit also investigates prescription fraud, health professionals diversion of
controlled substances and the illegal possession and sale of pharmaceutical substances.
Complaints can be forwarded via email to Narcotics@FortSmithPD.org, via the direct narcotic unit phone line of (479) 709-5289
or the main FSPD non-emergency number of (479) 709-5000.