Police Bulletins

Takoma Park Police Department Weekly Crime Report: 6/13/14 - 6/19/14

Arrests:
 
600 block of Houston Avenue, on Saturday, June 14 at 6:36 pm, a male, 21, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.
 
6500 block of Kansas Lane, on Wednesday, June 18 at 11:20 am, a female, 31, was arrested for disorderly conduct.
 
1300 block of University Blvd., on Wednesday, June 18 at 5:20 pm, a male, 36, was arrested for disorderly conduct.
 

Takoma Park Police Department Weekly Traffic Enforcement Detail 6/11/14 - 6/17/14

June 11, 2014
 
7600 block Maple Ave
Safe Routes to School
2 hour 30 minute detail
Issued three State citations, three Written Warnings, and two SEROs (Safety Equipment Repair Order)
 
June 12, 2014
 
7500-7600 blocks Maple Ave
Safe Routes to School
2 hour 30 minute detail
Issued six State citations, one SERO, and one Written Warning
 
7500-7700 blocks Maple Ave
Safe Routes to School

Takoma Park Police Weekly Traffic Enforcement Detail 6/4/14 - 6/11/14

June 4, 2014
 
7500-7700 blocks Maple Ave
Safe Routes to School
1 hour 30 minute detail
Issued one State citation and nine Written Warnings
 
7600 block Fenton St
Cellphone, Seatbelt
10 minute detail
Issued two Written Warnings
 
100 block Philadelphia Ave
SERO, Cellphone
1 hour detail
Issued one SERO (Safety Equipment Repair Order) and three Written Warnings
 

June is "Move Over" Awareness Month; Weekly Crime Summary 6/6/14 - 6/12/14

Takoma Park Police are reminding motorists to be aware of the new traffic law that took effect on October 1, 2013, that requires drivers to ‘move over,’ if possible, and are aimed at increasing safety for police, fire and emergency medical services personnel working on Maryland roadsides, as well as those riding bicycles or scooters.
 

Weekly Traffic Enforcement Detail 5/27/14 - 6/3/14

May 27, 2014
 
400 block Ethan Allen Ave
Observation
30 minute detail
Issued one SERO (Safety Equipment Repair Order)
 
May 28, 2014
 
Anne St & Glenside Dr
Stop Sign
40 minute detail
Issued three State citations and one SERO
 
May 29, 2014
 
Anne St & Glenside Dr
Stop Sign
40 minute detail
No citations issued
 

Numerous Tickets Written for Non-Seat Belt Users; Weekly Crime Report 5/30/14 – 6/5/14

As it does each year, the statewide Chiefs’ Challenge, which emphasizes safety restraint enforcement, ran through the month of May 2014.   The City of Takoma Park Police Department officers focused on enforcement of the state’s seat belt laws as part of the nationwide “Click It or Ticket” campaign.  Officers stood at various places throughout the City during the campaign in order to issue tickets to any person not wearing a seatbelt or who did not have their child properly restrained.
 

Takoma Park Police Conduct Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Detail, Issues Citations/Warnings; Weekly Crime Report 5/2/14 – 5/8/14

It is important to raise awareness of the dangers to pedestrians, and to provide leadership and expertise to combat pedestrian accidents and/or fatalities. We urge parents, caregivers, educators, traffic safety officials and advocates to make pedestrian safety of the utmost importance to improve the quality of life in their communities.

April is Designated ‘National Distracted Driver Awareness Month;’ Takoma Park Police Report on Distracted Driver Citations; Weekly Crime Report 4/25/14 – 5/1/14

April is designated ‘National Distracted Driver Awareness Month,’ and Takoma Park Police officers participated and focused their efforts on distracted driving using traffic enforcement initiatives. Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving; this includes using a hand-held cell phone and texting. All distractions endanger drivers, passengers, and bystanders.

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