Crime Reporting

In case of an emergency call 911. Please call 301-459-3232 to report anything that seems "out of place" or occurs at an unusual time of day.

Suspicious Activity

Suspicious events to watch for and report include:
  • Dumping of trash, yard waste, or construction debris in a park
  • People in the park after hours (unless the park is designated for nighttime activities)
  • People loitering in the park
  • Screaming, yelling, or fighting
  • Someone peering into parked cars
  • The sound of breaking glass or any loud, explosive noise

Required Information

Information needed when you call:
  • What happened?
  • Where did it happen?
  • When did it happen?
  • Was anyone hurt?
  • Description of persons including:
    • Age
    • Clothing
    • Height
    • Race
    • Sex
    • Unique characteristics that help identify suspects
    • Weight
  • Description of vehicles including:
    • Color
    • License number
    • Make
    • Model
    • State