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Revenue & Taxation Procurement & Supply Customs

CNMI Department of Finance - Customs

Enforcement & Protection

Criminal Investigative Unit Criminal Investigative Unit
This unit is the backbone for all Customs investigations of contraband, i.e. illegal narcotics.  The officer assigned a case at any port of entry serves as the case agent and is responsible for the arrest and the case filing at the Office of the Attorney General for prosecution.
X-Ray Unit X-Ray Unit
The x-ray facilitates the inspection of baggage and imported cargo.     
Dog Detector Unit / K9 Unit

Dog Detector Unit / K9 Unit
This program currently has four canines serving all ports in detecting and locating contraband (i.e. narcotics). 

The K9 unit of Dept of Public Safety has two dual purpose canines that assist the department with detection of narcotics and the tracking and apprehension of wanted criminals. 

Outreach & Education Outreach & Education
The Division participates in various community outreach or presentations to demonstrate our mission and roles and more importantly, raise awareness on the Division’s effort to prevent the importation of contraband and illegal narcotics.  In addition to the units of K9, Investigation and X-ray, other sections, such as Assessment and Compliance, also participate in community events in providing outreach about the Division’s role in safeguarding all ports.