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Community Events
August 6 – National Night Out – Various Locations
August 24 – Community Backpack Fest – Eastport United Methodist Church

In the last 24 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 100 calls for service and arrested 4 people.      
Stolen Dirt Bike – 201900003730 – 1700-1799 Belle Dr – 07/31 from 1:30am to 3am: A green 2007 Kawasaki dirt bike was stolen from the backyard of a home.
Stolen Vehicle – 201900003735 – 00-99 Old Solomons Island Rd – 07/30 at 6pm to 07/31 at 3pm: A silver 2012 Dodge Caravan, MD reg. 64627B, was stolen.
Stolen Bicycle – 201900003736 – 100-199 Roselawn Av – 07/31 at 5:13pm: An observant caller reported a bicycle theft that just occurred. The blue Giant bicycle was left unsecured in the front yard of a home. The male suspect was reported to be riding the bicycle up Roselawn Rd towards Forest Dr. Officers did not locate the suspect or the stolen bicycle.
Pedestrian Accident – 201900003742 – Bay Ridge Av at Bens Dr – 07/31 at 11:28pm: A 34 year old woman carrying a 3 year old boy was struck by a vehicle while crossing Bay Ridge Av on foot. There is no crosswalk at that location. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and the woman and child were transported to area hospitals for treatment of their injuries.
Stolen Dirt Bike – 201900003744 – 00-99 Bens Dr – 07/31 at 11pm to 11:59pm: A red Coolster dirt bike was stolen from outside an apartment.

New Chief of Annapolis Police Department
Chief Edward C. Jackson began his career as an officer with Baltimore Police Department in 1983, moving up the ranks from Police Officer in 1983 to Colonel in 2004. He has been a Program Director and Assistant Professor in the Criminal Justice Program at Baltimore City Community College. In 2018, he was rehired by the Baltimore Police Department as Chief, Office of the Inspector General, to provide agency-wide oversight of administrative and operational practices for BPD. Jackson served as a member on the Community Oversight Task Force, charged with making recommendations for strengthening police accountability and police-community relations in Baltimore City. He is a PhD candidate at Capella University where he is completing his dissertation. He has a Master of Science in Applied Behavioral Sciences from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Coppin State University.

National Night Out
National Night Out events have been planned by several communities in Annapolis for the evening of Tuesday, 08/06. National Night Out is America’s night out against crime. Officers from the Annapolis Police Department will be attending events planned for Obery Court, Chambers Park, Annapolis Gardens and Bay Ridge Gardens. If you live in these communities please come and join us and your neighbors. If your neighborhood isn’t hosting an event this year please consider planning one. National Night Out is always the first Tuesday in August.

Chief Baker and Corporal Parker

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 starting salary for lateral officers starts at $49,887 and goes up depending on experience. For more information email  

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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 Officer Angelo Watson.  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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Tip Line:  410-280-CLUE - leave a message to provide anonymous information concerning criminal activity

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