The New York National Guard Counterdrug Task Force offers partnership and support to community groups and law enforcement. By offering the Army and Air National Guard's unique and specialized resources, the New York Counterdrug Task Force provides their civilian counterparts with the tools needed to fight the spread of illicit drugs and abuse in New York.

Here are some of the capabilities provided by the New York State Counterdrug Task Force:

**Counterdrug Task Force personnel, or the Law Enforcement Agency assuming responsibility for the equipment, will maintain positive control at all times. However, at NO TIME will Counterdrug Task Force personnel collect evidence, take custody of evidence, or retain receipts documenting evidence.**