The Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad (MANS) consists of a group of specially trained investigators that focus their efforts on combating drug crimes, ranging from street-level sales and use, all the way through mid and upper level trafficking organizations. The unit is supervised by Lieutenant Don Scalia. This unit is made up of a combination of Hall County Sheriff's Office employees and officers from the Gainesville Police Department.
The unit also investigates crimes involving prostitution, gambling, and illegal alcohol sales, among others. Additionally, they are responsible for gathering and interpreting criminal intelligence information pertaining to the persons involved in these crimes.