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Posted on: March 3, 2021

FPD locates missing teen girl unharmed

Frederick Police Department located a missing 15-year-old girl safe and unharmed.

Jamasia Scii Stewart was found safely Tuesday night March 2, 2021 after she went missing in downtown Frederick Feb. 2. 

The department wants to thank the community fo...

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Police News
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Disturbance call leads to Search Warrant

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 24, 2021

 

 

 Disturbance call leads to Search Warrant

 

 

FREDERICK, MD – On 02/24/2021 at approximately 1756 hours Officers from the Fred...

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Police News
Posted on: February 24, 2021

FPD arrests two in connection with shooting; investigation still ongoing

Frederick Police Department has made two arrests of suspects in connection with a Feb. 9 shooting that left one man injured. 

On Feb. 12, 2021 OFC. Tonga observed a vehicle in the area of Key Parkway and Willowdale Drive matching the description o...

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Police News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

FPD makes arrest in recent stabbing cases

On Monday Feb. 22, 2021, Detectives from the Frederick Police Department obtained information that the suspect involved in at least two of the most recent stabbings (Feb. 6 at S McCain Dr. and Feb. 20 at 1025 W. Patrick St.) was a juvenile living in the a...

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Police News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Frederick Police Department investigating shooting that left one injured

On Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021  at approximately 4:10 p.m., Officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 900 block of Mosby Drive for a report of a firearm discharge. Upon arrival they located an adult male victim who had been shot in...

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Police News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

FPD seeking information in stabbing investigation

On Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 at approximately 1:30 p.m., FPD responded to the 1000 block of W. Patrick Street for a report of a stabbing that had just occurred. Upon arrival, Officers found a juvenile male suffering from multiple stab wounds to his back. &a...

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Police News
Posted on: February 12, 2021

City of Frederick sees historic low crime rate in 2020

Part 1 Crimes 2020

Crime hit historic lows in 2020 for the City of Frederick, continuing a downward trend the city has experienced for the last decade. 

There were 1,388 Part 1 crimes committed in 2020, down from 1,674 in 2019 and a decrease of more than 20 percent ...

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Police News
Posted on: February 9, 2021

FPD investigating gunfire that left one injured

On Feb. 9, 2021 at approximately 10:14 a.m. officers with Frederick Police Department were dispatched to the Unit Block of Pendleton Court for a report of a firearm discharge. Upon arrival, officers located evidence consistent with a firearm discharge. Wi...

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Police News
Posted on: February 6, 2021

Frederick Police Seek Information in Stabbing Investigation

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

February 6, 2021  

FREDERICK, MD – On 2/6/2021 at 10:06AM, officers were dispatched to a stabbing that had just occurred on S. McCain Dr. at Orchard Way.  A 61...

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Police News
Posted on: February 5, 2021

UPDATE: Frederick Police locate unharmed missing teen

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Feb. 9, 2021: Frederick Police have located Janiya Dejanaee Jones, 16, and she is unharmed. The Frederick Police Department thanks the community for their efforts and tips in helping us locate this teen girl. 

Feb. 5, 2021: The Frederick Police De...

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Police News
Posted on: February 5, 2021

FPD responding to an uptick of catalytic converter thefts

Photo of where a catalytic converter should be

Frederick Police Department will be increasing targeted checks in response to a rash of catalytic converter thefts recently. 

Since the beginning of the year, the department has responded to nine catalytic converter thefts. 

Apartment comp...

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Police News
Posted on: February 5, 2021

FPD seeking assistance in locating missing person

Missing person

Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a missing 15-year-old girl. 

Jamasia Scii Stewart was last seen Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 3:30 p.m. in downtown Frederick. Stewart is 5-feet-5-inches tall, with brown hair and brown eyes. No f...

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Police News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

FPD requesting drivers discontinue driving oversized trucks on restricted streets

Frederick Police Department has received reports of multiple oversized trucks driving on streets such as 12th, 13th, 14th, and Frederick Avenue, which are restricted.

The city has installed highly visible signs to inform drivers that large trucks should no...

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Police News
Posted on: January 7, 2021

FPD releases images of vehicles of interest in destruction of property cases

Vehicle of interest

As Frederick Police Department continues to investigate a series of dozens of destruction of property cases, the agency has identified two possible vehicles of interest  in the series of incidents in which windows were broken.  The inves...

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Police News
Posted on: January 4, 2021

UPDATE: FPD continues investigation into dozens of destruction of property incidents

Since a Dec. 20th press release, the Frederick Police Department has investigated dozens of additional malicious destruction of property incidents involving non-ballistic projectiles being shot at downtown business windows. 

The department has rec...

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Police News
Posted on: December 21, 2020

FPD seeks assistance in destruction of property cases downtown

The Frederick Police Department is seeking public assistance in identifying witnesses related to multiple destruction of property cases in the downtown Frederick area.

Police have taken approximately a dozen reports of damage to downtown business windows c...

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Police News
Posted on: December 20, 2020

FPD personnel deliver presents to more than 50 children in community

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About a dozen Frederick Police Department personnel delivered Christmas gifts to more than 50 children in the Frederick community Sunday.

FPD's School Resource Officers used money from donations to buy gifts for 32 children, and 22 FPD employees b...

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Police News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Three officers join FPD in first virtual swearing-in ceremony

Swearing in II

Frederick Police Department welcomed three new officers to the agency in the first ever virtual swearing-in ceremony for new officers Tuesday. 

Officer Jonathan Moczydlowsky is a lateral hire from the Hagerstown Police Department where he has serv...

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Police News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Audit shows FPD Training Academy complies with state standards

Frederick Police Department’s training academy was found to be in full compliance with the state standards set by the Maryland Police Corrections and Training Commissions.

The commissions conducted an audit of FPD’s records associated w...

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Police News
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Frederick Police Department conducting death investigation

At approximately 0947 hours, Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services and Frederick Police Department responded to N. Bentz St. and Carroll Parkway where an adult male had been pulled from Carroll Creek by a citizen and was found unresponsive...

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Police News
Posted on: December 10, 2020

FPD seeking tips to find perpetrators in Taney Ave. shooting

At approximately 1736 hours on Dec. 9, officers from Frederick Police Department arrived on scene of a shooting that occurred in the area of the 1300 block of Taney Ave where they found an adult male had been shot in the upper thigh. The victim was approa...

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Police News
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Man suffers life-threatening gunshot wound in Frederick

At 1736 hours on 12/9/2020 officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of the 1300 block of Taney Ave where they found an adult male who had been shot in the upper thigh.  The victim was rushed to a local area medical faci...

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Police News
Posted on: December 4, 2020

OFC Willie Buntley named FSK Post 11 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

OFC Buntley

Francis Scott Key Post 11, American Legion named Frederick Police Department’s Officer First Class Willie Buntley its 2020-2021 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year recently, recognizing him for his pattern of service to the Frederick community.

T...

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Police News
Posted on: November 30, 2020

FPD reports no COVID-related violations or major issues Thanksgiving Eve, Frosty Friday

On Wednesday, November 25, 2020 from approximately 4 PM to approximately 10 PM, the Frederick Police Department conducted a special assignment in the downtown area, as we do every year on this night. Fourteen officers spread out across several blocks of N...

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Police News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

COVID-19 Compliance Checks Planned for Thanksgiving Eve

The night before Thanksgiving typically draws hundreds of visitors to the downtown area, primarily to patronize downtown establishments. The Frederick Police Department increases staffing for this night in preparation for alcohol-related issues such as as...

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Police News
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Reminder Regarding Use of Non-Motorized Wheeled Vehicles

The Frederick Police Department is receiving an increasing number of complaints regarding non-motorized wheeled vehicles in the downtown area. As a reminder, non-motorized wheeled vehicles may not be operated on city property within the “Frederi...

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