Criminal Enforcement Division

The Criminal Enforcement Division (CED) provides investigative services, both overt and covert, to support the Department's mission of achieving public safety by improving the quality of life for the citizens of Maryland.

CED criminal investigative activities involve an array of dedicated and special sections, units, task forces and teams that effectively investigate and solve all facets of crime throughout the state of Maryland and provide direct support and resources to allied agencies when their investigations are both linked to and impacted by crime in other jurisdictions. CED regional drug investigation Troopers routinely collaborate with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to achieve an effective and coordinated drug enforcement strategy. Building relationships with key partners facilitates the exchange of intelligence, avoids duplication of enforcement services and eliminates potential operational conflicts between agencies. Drug enforcement troopers are assigned to multi-jurisdictional drug task forces, investigative support units, drug interdiction units and federal drug initiatives.

​Specific CED specialized units and drug enforcement efforts include:​

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