A full-time detective is assigned to the DEA. This detective is tasked with combating drug smuggling and use with local, state, and federal jurisdiction. This position is a three year position, unless an extension is granted by the Chief of Police or designee. The Parker DEA detective reports directly to the DEA supervisor. The purpose of the DEA detective is to act as a liaison to more effectively and efficiently impact the drug problem and related crime within those jurisdictions.