Two-way communication between the Gaithersburg Police Department and the public is critical to the success of public safety initiatives in our community. †Citizens sometimes fail to call the police because they feel the information is not relevant, or seems trivial.† However, this type of information is important to help identify trends, and can sometimes lead to solving a crime.† Every set of eyes on the street is valuable.
The Gaithersburg Police Department encourages the public to call 9-1-1 in emergency situations, or to report non-emergency activities and information to 301-279-8000.
Equally as important is the dissemination of information to the public.† Through press releases, online crime report summaries and emergency messaging, the Gaithersburg Police Department ensures that the community is made aware of public safety issues on a timely basis.
The Gaithersburg Police Department also offers the following online services: