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 24 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 80 calls for service and arrested 5 people. 

Good News – On 05/09 officers arrested Akili Arnold, 23, of Annapolis for a first degree assault that occurred on 05/08.  On 05/08 the adult female victim reported that Arnold had just assaulted her, took her one and a half year old son and her vehicle and fled the area.  The woman reported that she and Arnold were inside a home in the 1900 block of Copeland St when he became angry with her.  Arnold took the woman’s cell phone and threw it to the ground, breaking it.  Arnold grabbed the woman, assaulting and strangling her.  Arnold took the woman’s vehicle keys and her child from the home and left with the child in the vehicle.  The victim reported this incident to the police and officers discovered that Arnold took the child and the vehicle to a relative and the child was unharmed.  Officers obtained an arrest warrant for Arnold and he was located on 05/09 and arrested.  Arnold was charged with robbery, first and second degree assault, kidnapping, reckless endangerment, false imprisonment, destruction of property, and theft.  He is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center without bond.
Theft from Vehicle – 201700001859 – 200 block of Hilltop La – 05/08 at 10pm to 05/09 at 7am:  An iPhone charger was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
Attempted Robbery – 201700001863 – 1000 block of Bay Ridge Av – 05/09 at 8:40pm:  An adult male suspect entered the business wearing a black ski mask and demanded the employee open the register.  The suspect grabbed the employee’s arm, but she did not open the register.  Another employee began screaming and the suspect fled the business without taking anything.
Shots Fired – 201700001866 – 1100 block of Madison St – 05/09 at 10:55pm:  Officers responded to the area for reports of shots fired.  Numerous officers checked the area on foot, but no suspects or victims were located.

Recruitment, three women officers

Hiring 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 lateral police officers.  Apply for jobs at The salary for lateral officers starts at $48,425 and goes up depending on experience. 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 phone in or submit your Annapolis crime tip online or through the P3 app 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 use the P3 Tips smartphone app to submit your "tip".  The Metro Crime Stoppers Hotline is available 24-hours a day Toll FREE 1-866-7LOCKUP.  You can also submit tips by visiting, or make tips through the Apple and Android smartphone app, P3 Tips.  

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 help.  Si Ud. necesita ayuda, pongase en contacto Sr. Joe Hudson.

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