takoma park police department

November 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park Police Collecting Items for Winter Coat Drive

The Takoma Park Police Department is asking for the public’s help this upcoming winter season to help those in need by donating coats, gloves, or scarves for its coat drive. Starting Nov. 6, a large box will be placed in the police department’s lobby for clean and gently used items in various sizes ranging from […]

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October 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Oct. 20 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 20, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Donate A Bike: Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation and the Rockville Bike Hub are partnering to collect child and adult bikes, bike parts and bike helmets. Repaired bikes will be provided to low-income Montgomery County residents. Celebrate Community Service Week by donating […]

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September 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park Middle Principal Responds to Incident That Led to Shelter in Place

Takoma Park Middle School principal, Alicia Deeny, sent a letter out to parents early Wednesday following an incident early this afternoon that led the school to  a shelter-in-place. A shelter-in-place plan is implemented in the event of a chemical, biological, or radiological incident, according to Montgomery County Public School’s website. After receiving notification of an […]

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July 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Here’s Where to Celebrate National Night Out on Aug. 1

Local communities will celebrate National Night Out on Aug.1. Sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), National Night Out is an event celebrated nationwide to generate neighborhood support and participation in crime prevention efforts. The following communities have provided their itinerary of events to the Montgomery County Police Department: District 1  (Rockville, Darnestown […]

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July 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

National Night Out in Takoma Park to be Held on Aug. 1

In an effort to heighten safety and crime prevention awareness, Takoma Park City officials are inviting residents to a National Night Out on Aug. 1, according to a news release. National Night Out is a crime and drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and celebrated by police departments and communities […]

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July 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Overall Crime Down 13 Percent in Takoma Park

For the first six months of the year, overall crime in the City of Takoma Park decreased by 13 percent, according to a news release. There were significant declines in assaults, burglaries and auto thefts. Theft from auto, however, is up 44 percent and the department is looking into ways to address this issue. “We […]

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May 30, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Gun Violence Awareness Rally To Be Held on June 3 in Takoma Park

June 2 is National Gun Violence Awareness Day and people across the country are expected to dress in orange to bring awareness to gun violence.  Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America Maryland Chapter will host a rally in Takoma Park on June 3rd to “honor the lives taken by gun violence,” according to […]

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March 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Need Your Help Finding Missing Takoma Park Man

Takoma Park Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man. According to police, 18-year-old Dominque Reid was last seen on the 8200 block of Houston Court when he left a group home and never returned. Dominique Reid is described by police as a black male, 5’10” tall, and weighing 170 […]

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January 9, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park Police Chief Warns Residents About A Recent Crime Trend

Takoma Park Police Chief Alan Goldberg is warning residents, especially the Hispanic community, about a recent crime trend involving unlicensed ride service companies. Over the past week, Goldberg says police have experienced an increase in armed robberies by suspected Hispanic gang members in the Takoma Park and Langley Park areas. In a recent post on […]

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November 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

Holiday Alcohol Task Force Enforcement Results

The Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force, comprised of officers from the Alcohol Initiatives Section, the six police districts, officers from the Gaithersburg City Police Department, the Maryland National Capital Park Police Department, Maryland State Police, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the Takoma Park Police Department, have devoted their attention to detecting alcohol-related offenses […]

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