Police Bulletins

Police Bulletins

Arrests Made for Carrying/Transporting a Handgun; Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS); Other Offenses - News Release


City of Takoma Park Police Department

* 7500 Maple Avenue * Takoma Park, Md 20912


For more information contact:

Public Information Officer (PIO)

Catherine Plevy, 301/891.7142 or 240/338.2901


April 7, 2013 (11:05 a.m.)

Gang-Related Incidents Drastically Down in Takoma Park; Weekly Crime Report 3/28/14 – 4/3/14

Prior to 2010, the City of Takoma Park was unable to track and properly identify the correlation of criminal street gangs to crime occurring in the City of Takoma Park, Montgomery County and Prince George’s County.  Currently, the Takoma Park Police Department has one detective assigned to the Montgomery County Police Department’s Special Investigations Division, Criminal Street Gang Unit.  During the early parts of 2011, a gang crime incident occurred within the City limits every 3.5 days.  This figure was substantiated by a release from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), who repor

Serious Crime Down by 4% in Takoma Park; Chief Promotes Officers - Welcomes New Employees and Weekly Crime Report 3/14/14 – 3/27/14

As will be noted in the 2013 Annual Takoma Park Police Crime Report, which has recently been completed, serious crime is down by 4% in Takoma Park in 2013 from 2012. There has been some increases in some types of serious crimes (burglaries) from the five year average. This trend has also been happening in surrounding jurisdictions as well. Police are actively working to reduce this small spike and have engaged the community and surrounding jurisdictions to help.