Ryan Collins, Captain
The Gangs/Narcotics Division is comprised of specialty trained and highly dedicated sworn and professional personnel who cover a broad range of specific enforcement areas. The personnel is arranged into several teams and task forces to provide a maximum level of gang and narcotic enforcement for the citizens of San Bernardino County. Additionally, the division has task force representatives who participate with investigations of a complex nature in human trafficking, auto theft, parcel interdiction, DEA, marijuana eradication, and the High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area of the LA-based region. Together these units are leading the charge to ensure a safe community for our citizens.
The High Desert Gang Team is a Task Force designed team comprised of Sheriff’s personnel, San Bernardino County Probation, and the FBI. The team focuses their efforts on gang crime suppression, intelligence, and identification. These investigators work diligently contacting gang members, serving search warrants and making arrests for gang-related crimes using high-level investigative techniques. Their area of responsibilities covers eight County patrol stations including the area of Needles, Morongo, 29 palms and the entire High Desert.