File a Complaint

This information is for making a complaint against a police department employee. This is NOT for community concerns and complaints. If you need an immediate police response call 410-268-4141 24 hours a day, or 911 in an emergency. If the circumstance does not require an immediate police response you can email the information to This email address is not monitored 24 hours a day and it may take a few days for you to receive a response.

The members of the Annapolis Police Department are committed to achieving professionalism in every facet of our operation and maintaining only the highest level of personal integrity. You can help the department by giving us the opportunity to answer your questions and investigate your complaints. Each member of the department shares this idea and it is the primary function of the Internal Affairs Section.

Utilize our PORTAL to submit complaints to the Annapolis Police Department.

Citizen Complaints

  1. Can be filed by telephone (410-268-9000 ext. 7321), email ( or on this website. 

You must provide your name, mailing address and phone number or email address if you would like to be notified of the outcome of the investigation.

  1. You will receive a response within 72 hours of filing your complaint.

  2. You will receive an update within 30 days and each month after, if the investigation is still ongoing.

  3. You will be advised of the outcome of the investigation within 72 hours after disposition including the discipline imposed.