Police Bulletins

Takoma Park Police Investigator's Seeking Public’s Assistance – Community Advisory

Takoma Park Police Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a possible residential burglary victim who resides in Takoma Park in a two-story, single family home with two trees or bushes in the front yard, and a driveway to the left of the residence. The residence looked abandoned or it was under renovation at the time of the burglary, which may have been in late July 2013.

Strong Arm Robbery - Community Advisory

On November 1, 2013, at approximately 4:41 am, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7000 block of Carroll Avenue for the report of a strong arm robbery that occurred earlier in a different location. The victim was in the District of Columbia walking along Laurel Street when he was approached by two suspects who demanded property from him. The victim complied and the suspects fled on foot down Laurel Avenue on to Carroll Avenue towards the District of Columbia. The victim made his way to the lobby of Victory Towers where he reported it to police.

Stolen Auto Tag - Community Advisory

On October 30, 2013, at approximately 2:41 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the Takoma Park Police Station for the report of stolen auto tags that occurred in the 7700 block of Maple Avenue. The victim noticed her front vehicle tag missing on September 1, 2013. The outstanding tag is Virginia tag #XEY4870.

Five Vacancies on Police Chief's Advisory Board - Community Advisory

Chief Alan M. Goldberg of the Takoma Park Police Department announces that there are currently five vacancies on the Police Chief’s Advisory Board. In October 2009, the Board was formed, which keeps members informed of departmental activities, they receive updated advisories and alerts on crimes and are invited to department events. Recently, the meeting date/time has been changed to the third Monday of each month at 7:00 pm in the City building.

Takoma Park Police Department Weekly Crime Report: 10/25/13 - 10/31/13


7600 blk. of New Hampshire Ave., on Saturday, October 26th at 2:42 p.m., a male 53, was arrested for possession of marijuana and providing false information.

6700 blk. of Eastern Ave., on Saturday, October 26th at 11:45 p.m., a male 25, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

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Larceny from Vehicle

Change your Clock - Change your Batteries - Community Advisory

In anticipation of daylight savings time ending in the early morning hours of November 3rd, the State Fire Marshal is urging Marylanders to "Change Your Clock – Change Your Batteries" in both smoke alarms and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors in their homes. Recognizing that working smoke alarms and CO detectors double a family’s chance of surviving a home fire and/or an unsafe carbon monoxide level, the State Fire Marshal says Daylight Savings Time is a great opportunity for families to change the batteries.