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Community Events
August 24 – Community Backpack Fest – Eastport United Methodist Church
August 28 – Annual Backpack and School Supply Giveaway – Oxford Landing

In the last 72 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 282 calls for service and arrested 9 people.      
Stolen & Recovered Vehicle – 201900003889 – 00-99 Old Solomons Island Rd – 08/08 at 3pm to 08/09 at 12pm: A 2019 Chevrolet pick up truck was reported stolen after it was left unlocked with the keys inside. Officers located the vehicle being operated in the 1100 block of Madison St on 08/09 at 11:45pm. The driver fled the vehicle on foot when officers tried to stop the vehicle. Officers quickly located the driver and identified him as Brandon Johnson, 26, of Annapolis. Johnson was arrested and charged with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle. He was released on his own recognizance by the District Court Commissioner.
Shooting – 201900003892 – 1100-1199 Madison St – 08/09 at 5:15pm: Officers responded for reports of a shooting and located an adult male victim suffering from injuries consistent with being shot. The man was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The shooting occurred outside in the 1100 block of Madison St. Detectives believe members of the public may have important information about this shooting. We urge anyone with information to contact our detectives at 410-260-3439. You can also call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP and submit an anonymous tip.
Stolen & Recovered Bicycle – 201900003894 – 1000-1099 Poplar Av – 08/07 at 7pm to 08/09 at 8:45am: A mountain bicycle was stolen from the front porch of a home. Officers located the bicycle on 08/08, prior to it being reported stolen, abandoned in the 1800 block of Poplar Av. The bicycle will be returned to its owner.
Attempted Burglary – 201900003908 – 7000-7099 Bay Front Dr – 08/10 at 2:30pm: An observant caller reported a male suspect trying to remove a window screen from the rear window of a home. Officers arrived and did not locate the suspect. No entry was made into the home.
Theft of Kayak – 201900003926 – 7000-7099 Edgewood Rd – 08/11 from 12pm to 6pm: A red and black Pescador Pro 12’ kayak was stolen from near a dock.
Attempted Burglary – 201900003929 – 1800-1899 Bowman Ct – 08/12 at 3:30am: An observant caller reported that a male suspect attempted to open the locked door to a home. Officers arrived and did not locate the suspect. No entry was made into the home.

Back to School Events
John Wesley, Mt. Zion and Eastport United Methodist Churches are holding Community Backpack Fest 2019 at Eastport United Methodist Church on Saturday, 08/24, from 10am to 12pm. For more information visit The long running Annual Backpack and School Supply Giveaway in the Oxford Landing community will be held 08/28 from 3pm to 7pm.

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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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