Police Bulletins

A Message from the Chief of Police Regarding Residential Burglaries - Community Advisory

Throughout the months of June and thus far into July, the City of Takoma Park has experienced an increase in residential burglaries. Between June 11 and July 5, eight residential burglaries have occurred. All incidents took place at various times throughout the days/evenings. The burglaries occurred in the following areas:

1100 block of Linden Avenue

7400 block of Jackson Avenue

7400 block of Buffalo Avenue

Protect Your Bikes and Outdoor Property - Community Advisory

Summer is, unfortunately, a time when your bikes and outdoor property may be vulnerable. Please consider these tips to protect your property:

When you are at home, please keep your bike(s) secure and locked at all times.

When you are out, always lock your bike, even if you are only leaving it for a few minutes.

Takoma Park Police Department Weekly Crime Report: 7/5/13 - 7/11/13


Intersection of Central Ave., and Carroll Ave., on Tuesday, July 9th at 3:10 a.m., a male 20, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

7000 blk. of Carroll Ave., on Monday, July 8th at 12:51 a.m., a female 73, was arrested for violation of a peace order.

7200 blk. of New Hampshire Ave., on Wednesday, July 10th at 10:24 a.m., a male 23, was arrested for possession of marijuana.

Theft from Auto - Community Advisory

On July 10, 2013, at approximately 8:03 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the 1300 block of Holton Drive for a report of a theft from auto that occurred earlier sometime between 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm. Unknown suspect(s) made entry to the vehicle by removing all of the locks on the vehicle. Property was taken.

Junior Police Academy - 1 Day Summer Camp - SPACE STILL AVAILABLE - Community Advisory

The Takoma Park Police Department, in partnership with the Recreation Department, is hosting four sessions of a Junior Police Academy, 1-day summer camp. There are still spaces available to sign your child(ren) up! The class is free and there are 10 slots available for each session!

Bicycle Theft - Community Advisory

On July 9,, 2013, Takoma Park Police responded to the unit block of Philadelphia Avenue for a report of a stolen bicycle. Unknown suspect(s) stole the victim's Mongoose BMX style, black/neon green, black foot pegs and broken kick stand bicycle from his yard some time between 6:15 pm and 8:00 pm.