Countywide Narcotics Task Force (CNTF)

The SMCNTF was established in 1984 and is recognized by the California Government Code as a public entity. It obtains its authority by virtue of a Joint Powers Agreement between the County of San Mateo and the incorporated cities within the county. The official mission of the San Mateo County Narcotics Task Force (SMCNTF) is to stop the flow of illegal drugs coming into San Mateo County by identifying and arresting drug traffickers, dismantling illegal drug organizations, and providing drug related training to local enforcement officers and members of the community.