The Strategic Operations Division has the mission for the broad enforcement of all narcotic and dangerous drug laws of the State of Florida and applicable drug laws of the United States. It investigates street level, mid-level and upper level narcotic crimes through a wide range of investigative techniques and abilities. Other investigative responsibilities include pharmaceutical investigations, and morals offenses
The division is divided in to:
- Special Investigations Unit (SIU) - Responsible for the identification, investigation and apprehension of habitual offenders; supports other units through surveillance operations.
- Narcotics Long-Term Investigations Unit - Responsible for the investigation of crimes relating to narcotics, prostitution, obscenity, and gambling..