Use this form to report narcotics activity and drug dealers that you observe in Arlington County. The information you provide will help the Arlington County Police Department successfully respond to the problem of drug trafficking in your community. Please be observant and complete as much of the form as possible. You may submit this form as often as necessary.
The information you submit will be routed to the appropriate unit and/or patrol district. They, in turn, will notify other units and agencies as required to insure that a coordinated plan of action is initiated. If you have provided us with contact information, officers from these units may wish to contact you for additional information.
Please note that you may remain anonymous. However, if you choose to do so, we will be hampered in our ability to elicit additional information from you that we may require to adequately respond to this report. Nevertheless, if you choose to remain anonymous you can be assured that the information you provide will be acted upon.
If you elect to provide us with your identity, you have our assurance that we will treat it as confidential information and will not disclose it outside this agency except as required and permitted by law.
18.2-461. Falsely summoning or giving false reports to law-enforcement officials. It shall be unlawful for any person (i) to knowingly give a false report as to the commission of any crime to any law-enforcement official with intent to mislead, or (ii) without just cause and with intent to interfere with the operations of any law-enforcement official, to call or summon any law-enforcement official by telephone or other means, including engagement or activation of an automatic emergency alarm. Violation of the provisions of this section shall be punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor.
Code 1950, 18.1-401; 1960, c. 358; 1975, cc. 14, 15; 1996, cc. 753, 815.