Public Safety

The Town hires off-duty Montgomery County police officers to detect and deter criminal activity and to enforce the Town’s speed limits and other traffic laws.  The officers also provide foot patrols of Town parks and pathways. 

Area Crimes

For information on area crimes, view the weekly crime summaries on the Montgomery County Department of Police website or on  Montgomery County updates both of these sites regularly.

Reporting Crimes

Please report all crimes or suspicious activity to the police at 301-279-8000.  In any emergency situation, residents should always call 911.  In addition, please report incidents to the Town Office so that we can notify our off-duty Montgomery County police officers. 

Fire Safety

Montgomery County has provided a list of fire safety tips. You are encouraged to download and print this sheet and keep it in a location where it can be easily referenced.