All news items are taken from the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s social media page.
As a reminder, all suspects/arrested/charged individuals and persons of interest are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Once every four years Annapolis hosts swearing-in/inaugural events for Governor/Lt. Governor and Comptroller. This year's events will take place on Monday (Comptroller) and Wednesday (Gov/Lt. Gov). Security will be tight and will include road closures and parking restrictions in the area around the Maryland State House. Please give yourselves extra time to navigate downtown during this time. Details are here: https://www.annapolis.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1547
As we close out this week we wanted to recognize the accomplishments of a few of our officers. Cpl. Blair was recognized as the Southern District Officer of the Quarter. Sgt. Pugh, from our Traffic Safety Section, was acknowledged as the Special Operations Division Officer of the Quarter. PFC. Myers was presented the Chiefs Award for her life-saving efforts in helping to rescue a pilot who crashed into Beards Creek back on December 26th 2022. And finally, after 24 years of faithful and dedicated service to the citizens of Anne Arundel County, Cpl. Reynolds is retiring. We wish Cpl. Reynolds all the best in his future endeavors, whatever they may be.
SPECIAL ATTENTION HYUNDAI & KIA OWNERS. Click on the link for an informative story out of NYC. These thefts are occurring in every municipality, town, and city across the state and across the country.
Today is Human Trafficking Awareness Day!
For more information, check out the Department of Homeland Security's webpage:
Traffic Stop Practice For Drivers and Passengers with Developmental Disabilities
To register, click here!
Earlier this afternoon our Chief, Amal E. Awad stood alongside other county department heads in the historic courtroom inside the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County and was administered the oath of office for a second time.
A great night and some friendly competition! After the Caps game AAPD Hockey took on the Maryland State Police Honey Badgers. Unfortunately, state beat county by 1 this time. #rematch?!
We would like to congratulate PCO II Martinek on her recognition as the Anne Arundel County 911 Police Communications Employee of the Month for December 2022.
Governor Larry Hogan invited Officer Myers, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources - Natural Resources Police, and our brave citizen heroes to the State House today to thank them for their life saving efforts. The group assisted a pilot whose plane crashed in Beards Creek last week.
Thank you for the recognition, Larry Hogan!
Body Worn Camera (BWC)
Police Accountability Board (Bill 670)
Free Year-Round Prescription Medication Disposal
The Anne Arundel County Police Department offers prescription medication disposal at all stations in every district. Please remove all personal and identifying information before disposal.
Transaction Safe Zone
Did you know that all Anne Arundel County Police Stations are transaction safe zones? What does this mean? This means that if you are looking for a safe place with video cameras to complete a transaction of online purchases or a place for custody pick-ups and drop-offs, then look for your closest police department. They are there for you!