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

Community Events
June 16 – Touch a Truck – St. Martin’s Lutheran Church – 1120 Spa Rd
June 19 – Annapolis Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition – 199 Taylor Av

In the last 24 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 123 calls for service and arrested 7 people.

Robbery - 201800002306 – 00-99 Church Circle – 06/14 at 8:40pm: The adult male victim was sitting on a bench when he was approached by a male suspect who took the victim’s headphones off his head and walked away with them. The victim followed the suspect and demanded he give the headphones back. The suspect punched the victim in the face and the two began pushing each other. Two of the victim’s friends saw what was happening and rushed over to help the victim. The suspect pulled a knife out of his pocket and threatened the three men with it before running away down Duke of Gloucester St. Officers located the suspect on Duke of Gloucester St and arrested him. Melvin Otey, 51, of Annapolis was charged with robbery, assault, reckless endangerment and theft. He is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center without bond.
Burglary – 201800002308 – 00-99 Monument St – 06/14: A window to the home was forced open and a Rolex wristwatch was stolen.

Touch a Truck
On Saturday, 06/16, the police department will be participating in this free community event organized by the Chesapeake Children’s Museum. The event features numerous industrial trucks and the fire and police departments. The event is 10am to 12pm at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church located at 1120 Spa Rd. For more information visit

Annapolis Substance Abuse and Prevention (ASAP) Coalition
ASAP Coalition is holding its monthly meeting on 06/19 at 12pm at APD, 199 Taylor Av. The mission of the coalition is to facilitate healthy community change to prevent and reduce alcohol and opioid use among youth and young adults through locally led collaborations and evidence-based prevention strategies. Anyone with an interest in promoting public health, safety and wellness for Annapolis families and community members is welcome to attend. Lunch is provided. For more information visit

Recruitment, three women officers

Hiring Lateral Police Officers 

Do you know a police officer who wants to work in Annapolis? 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 starting salary for lateral officers starts at $48,909 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 Tips smartphone 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. 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. You can submit a tip by calling 1-866-7LOCKUP (1-866-756-2587), visiting, or through the P3 Tips smartphone app. The app can be found in the Apple or Android app stores by searching for P3 Tips.
You can also call a tip into us directly at 410-280-CLUE (2583).

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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Emergency : 9-1-1
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Tip Line:  410-280-CLUE - leave a message to provide anonymous information concerning criminal activity

Press Information:  Sergeant Amy Miguez,, 410-268-9000 x 7261, 443-852-9547

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