Help keep the district safe by reporting suspicious activity. If you see something suspicious, immediately call 911. If you remember something you saw earlier – whether it happened a few hours or days ago – call the MPD Command Information Center at 202.727.9099.
Crime Data at a Glance
Dec 4 2017
MPD to Emphasize the Use of Safe Exchange Zones
Feb 23 2017
Mayor Bowser Names Peter Newsham as Metropolitan Police Department Chief of Police, Announces Quincy Booth as Director of the DC Department of Corrections
Newsham is a 28-year Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) veteran.
Sep 27 2016
Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice Releases Video and Information Related to September 11, 2016 Officer-Involved Shooting
Washington, DC – Today, Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice Kevin Donahue released...
Jun 9 2016
The proposed regs would apply to more than 17,000 SPOs and security officers operating in DC.
Apr 21 2016
To combat robberies in the District, Chief Cathy L. Lanier and the Metropolitan Police Department...
Dec 23 2015
Mayor's Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 46: A District Prepared
Dec 10 2015
Mayor's Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 44: Staying Safe This Season
Sep 16 2015
Mayor's Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 32: Building Pathways to the Middle Class for a Safer, Stronger DC
Mayor's Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 32: Building Pathways to the Middle Class for a Safer,...