VIPER

Vital Innovative Partnerships Ensuring Reclamation (VIPER)


The VIPER unit was created in 2004. In 2007, the unit joined the Bay City FBI Resident Office and became part of the Safe Streets Task Force.

VIPER works cooperatively with MSP-BAYANET, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), and local agencies and community groups to mobilize necessary resources to effectively eliminate and/or reduce identified targeted problems.

The Viper Program


  • Mobilizes necessary resources to effectively eliminate and/or reduce identified, targeted problems
  • Works closely with all divisions, departmental and city
  • Member of the FBI Safe Streets Task Force and works closely with BAYANET and other drug teams
  • Involved in Long Term/High Risk undercover investigations
  • Jump-Out Teams
  • Fights Fires
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