This unit works collaboratively with detectives to solve violent crime stemming from gang activity. This specialized unit is comprised of two officers and a sergeant. The Priority Oriented Policing (POP) Unit’s primary mission is to disrupt and/or dismantle gang elements operating in San Pablo. The unit works closely with other gang investigators in the region.
One additional investigator from this unit is assigned to the West County Narcotics Enforcement Team (West-NET). This investigator works off-site throughout Contra Costa County with other local law enforcement agencies to reduce narcotics trafficking.