Annapolis Police Department honor guard walking down Main Street for the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in 2017.
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Daily Activity Report

In the last 72 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 287 calls for service and arrested 19 people. 
Good News – On 02/25 at 7:30pm officers found a stolen handgun in the 1100 block of Madison St.  Officers were patrolling the area and noticed a group of men standing in the stairwell of one of the buildings.  As the men noticed the officer in the area they quickly left the building in different directions.  As the officer walked, following the path one of the subjects took, he found a handgun on the ground.  The handgun was previously reported stolen in Anne Arundel County.
Burglary – 201700000797 – Unit block of Heritage Ct – 02/24 from 8am to 11:30am:  A door to the home was forced open and shoes were stolen.
Theft from Vehicle – 201700000800 – 100 block of Green St – 02/19 to 02/24:  Jewelry was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
Shooting – 201700000812 – 500 block of Annapolitan La – 02/25 at 4:55am:  Officers responded to the area for reports of shots fired and discovered an adult male shooting victim inside a home.  Officers investigating found that the victim was shot inside the home by someone known to him.  Officers located the suspect on Annapolis Walk Dr near Belle Dr.  The suspect threw a handgun to the ground as officers approached.  The suspect, Miguel Chacon Mendez, 28, of Annapolis was arrested and charged with attempted first and second degree murder and five other related charges.  He is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center without bond.  The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. 
Attempted Burglary – 201700000831 – Unit block of Gentry Ct – 02/26 at 7:30pm:  An unknown male suspect climbed over a fence entering the rear yard of a home.  The suspect checked the rear door, but finding it locked he left the yard the same way he entered.
Citizen Fingerprinting Cancelled
There will be no citizen fingerprinting offered on Monday, February 27.  Citizen fingerprinting will resume on Monday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m. For more information about citizen fingerprinting, visit  

Recruitment, three women officers

Hiring Entry Level and Lateral Police Officers

Do you know someone interested in becoming a police officer?  Some jobs are just jobs, others are careers.  A career at the Annapolis Police Department gives you a chance to make a real difference.  We are hiring entry level and lateral police officers.  Apply for jobs at The starting salary is $48,425. For more information email 

Submitting Anonymous Tips to Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland

Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland is an organization separate from the Annapolis Police Department.  When you text, phone in, or submit your Annapolis crime tip online Metro Crime Stoppers receives your tip anonymously and only forwards your tip information to the Annapolis Police Department.  No identifying information is ever forwarded to us.  Please be assured that only your tip is communicated from Metro Crime Stoppers to the police department, not any identifying information about you.  Metro Crime Stoppers uses a special coding system to protect your identity, they do not use Caller ID or record telephone conversations.  If your tip leads to the arrest or indictment of a person for a felony you could qualify for up to a $2,000 cash reward from Metro Crime Stoppers.  If you have crime or suspect information, please call, email, or text your "tip" to the following: Metro Crime Stoppers Hotline available 24-hours a day Toll FREE 1-866-7LOCKUP or TEXT "MCS" plus your message to CRIMES (274637) or visit  

Programs Offered by the Community Services Unit

Annapolis Community Builders:  If you live in Wards 1, 2, 3, or 4 contact Sergeant Nicole Vaden for information.  If you live in Wards 5, 6, 7, or 8 contact Corporal Robert Galusha.  Not sure about which Ward you live in?  Check here.

FREE Home Security Survey:  Let us show you in less than two hours how to make your home a safer place.  Send an email today to find out more about this program or to make an appointment.  Contact us at  

Watch Your Car Program:  The Watch Your Car Program helps prevent vehicle theft.  A small sticker will be placed on your rear window.  This sticker alerts officers nationwide that your vehicle is not normally driven during the hours of 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.  The vehicle may be stopped to verify ownership.  For more information about the program contact us at  

Victims' Assistance & Resources:  Crime victims can contact Lieutenant Kevin Krauss for more information.

Hispanic Liaison:  Contact the Spanish speaking liaison, Joe Hudson, for hlp.  Si Ud. necesita ayuda, pongase en contacto Sr. Joe Hudson.

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