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.