Public Safety & Law

How do I contact the Baltimore City Police Department?

For any emergency please call 9-1-1. If you have a specific question about your neighborhood please call your Patrol District office.

Where can I find information about CitiWatch cameras?

CitiWatch Services provides state-of-the-art CCTV cameras throughout the City of Baltimore in an effort to assist Police and other City agencies with public safety. The cameras are monitored 24 hours a day and 365 days a year by certfied CCTV monitors with law enforcement backgrounds. The following links provide more information about CitiWatch Services and all camera locations. If you would like to request a camera in your neighborhood contact your Patrol District office.

Where can I find information about Operation Crime Watch?

Operation Crime Watch is designed to prevent and reduce crime in Baltimore by creating and supporting neighborhood-based block watch and citizen patrol programs through a partnership between the citizens of Baltimore, the Mayor's Office on Criminal Justice, the Baltimore City Police Department and the Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA). Citizens and police officers will support each other in preventing and reducing crime thorugh more effective communication and by creating problem-solving relationships appropriate to each community.

How do I get a Crime Watch sign for my neighborhood?

Contact the Mayor's Office on Criminal Justice to inquire about Crime Watch signs. Learn more about Operation Crime Watch on the Four Steps To Fighting Crime web site.

How can I sign up for emergency notifications?

Connect with the Mayor's Office of Emergency Management and get alerts via Facebook, Twitter, eMail and SMS.

City agency
Office of Emergency Management