Street Enforcement Team

The regional Street Enforcement Team (SET) is staffed by detectives from the Reno Police Department, the Sparks Police Department, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and the University of Nevada Police Department. This unit is supervised by the Reno Police Department. SET is responsible for street-level narcotics complaints and operations, alcohol compliance checks as well as prostitution complaints and operations throughout Washoe County. Additionally, SET assists all partnering agencies with various ongoing cases when requested. Anyone with information on narcotics sales or prostitution activities is encouraged to contact any member of SET at (775) 334-3065 or anonymously through Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.

Our Community

How We Serve


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Calls for service in 2015


Senior phone patrol members


Received advocacy services


Hours from volunteers

Notice regarding COVID-19

Effective June 15th, 2020: Sparks Police will begin to open in-person Non-Essential Services. An Appointment is Required for All in-person services in our ID Unit, to be consistent with the Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery plan. The health and safety of our community and our staff members are of the utmost importance. We ask for your patience during this difficult time as there may be longer than usual waiting times. For more information please contact the Records Department at (775) 353-2279.

Get more information about how to use Essential Services with Sparks Police