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Vice Detail

The Vice Detail, Special Operations Division of the Anaheim Police Department is comprised of men and women who specialize in cases involving drugs, alcohol, prostitution and gambling, particularly the proffering of these elements to the public. These detectives are specifically trained to investigate crimes of vice that not only affect the criminal, but also serve as a threat to the community as a whole. The unit works in alliance with other regional task forces to keep drugs and vice out of the City of Anaheim and the surrounding areas.    


Vice Detail’s areas of responsibility include the following:

  • ABC Inspections & Enforcement
  • Bingo Parlors
  • Bookmaking/Illegal gambling
  • Carnivals
  • Child Internet Pornography
  • Child Internet Predators
  • Decoy Programs for Liquor and Tobacco
  • DROS (Gun registration investigation)
  • Escort services
  • Gaming Violations
  • Human trafficking
  • Pimping and Pandering
  • Sexual Oriented business permits, inspections, & enforcement
  • Street Prostitution

For more information about how the Vice Detail helps to service the community, or to find out about a particular case, contact the Anaheim Police Department main offices at (714) 765-1900.