The Gaithersburg Police Department is a nationally-accredited law enforcement agency that shares responsibility for services with the Montgomery County Police, providing coverage 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Department responds to calls for service as necessary, and utilizes community action teams, when appropriate, to solve problems and deal with issues affecting the safety of all City neighborhoods.
Gaithersburg Police are active in the community and dedicated to providing quality services in a timely and efficient manner. The Department also provides philanthropic support to the community through charity fundraisers, participating in community meetings, providing lectures and other services such as security surveys and more.
We are committed to protecting life and property, improving the quality of life for all people, and protecting City interests.
Alert Gaithersburg is a notification system that can immediately contact subscribers during an emergency or relay time-sensitive weather, traffic and public safety information.
The Community Services Officer serves as the focal point for communication between the citizens and the police department.
Citizens may report violations of the traffic laws of the State of Maryland occurring in the City directly to the Gaithersburg Police Department.
Serious crimes and crime trends occurring in the City of Gaithersburg are listed here.
The Gaithersburg Police Foundation raises funds to support the Gaithersburg Police Department as a premier employer that delivers quality community policing, instilling public trust, safety and open communication.
The City is one of the most diverse cities in America and we are committed to welcoming, embracing and protecting all who choose to call this place their home.
Two designated parking spaces have been made available in the public parking lot of the Gaithersburg Police Station to serve as Internet Purchase Exchange Locations.
By educating the community in home security techniques, operation identification and neighborhood watch concepts we can collectively reduce criminal opportunity.
The City of Gaithersburg has an online parking ticket payment option or you may pay by phone.
Unused or expired prescription medications can now be dropped off at the Gaithersburg Police Station.
The goal of the Safe Speed program is to reduce speeding on residential streets and streets near schools.
The Gaithersburg Police Department is asking both residents and businesses to voluntarily register their privately owned surveillance camera systems.
A variety of links are available for education, prevention and treatment resources regarding the use of opioids and other substances.
Links and useful information on area resources for victims of crime.