Although the Front Counter of the Montgomery County Police Records Division, located at the Public Safety Headquarters Building, is open to the public,  we encourage customers to use the online portal as an easier option.

Residents can call the Records Division at 240-773-5330, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm EST, with any questions. The Records Division can also be reached by email at: [email protected].

Important Information

Maryland Rule 4-265Rules 4-266 requesting an officer’s testimony before a hearing or trial requires in-person service of a subpoena at least five days before a trial or hearing for a criminal case. Md. Rule 2-510 requires the same for civil cases. Subpoenas will not be accepted through the department’s GovQA system.

Welcome to the Montgomery County Department of Police (MCPD) Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA) home page.

MCPD maintains certain records, classified as public, which may be made available to the public per State law through the Maryland Public Information Act, Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article (“GP”), §4-201 et seq.

Maryland’s Public Information Act (MPIA) states that agencies should grant the public a broad right of access to public records, with some exceptions. Within the parameters of State law, it is MCPD’s policy to conduct its work openly and provide the public with a maximum amount of accurate and timely information. If you have any questions, concerns, or suggest,tions, please do not hesitate to contact MCPD at [email protected].

There are many options available to you for accessing public safety data online.
Did you know that you can search for your information at no cost or convenience?

Data Montgomery

MCPD, in an effort to promote data transparency, provides DataMontgomery, a website of information available to the public that includes public safety data on crime statics, traffic stops, calls for service, crash reporting, and many other topics.

Quick Links

MCG Police Website

The department also posts several of its yearly reports that can be found online public safety data page:

  • Bias Incidents
  • Community Policing
  • Internal Affairs
  • Use of Force, etc

Data Request Using GovQA

If you cannot locate your data online, it is recommended that you submit a request through the department’s GovQA website. This is the preferred method and will ensure that your request is processed in a timely fashion.

Find out about Exempted Data before making an MPIA request.

MPIA Records Request: Submit Records Request

If you have general questions about the MPIA process or would like to check on the status of a request, please contact:
Mary Davison
Custodian of Records
Montgomery County Police, Records Section
100 Edison Park Drive, First Floor
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878
(240) 773-5221
[email protected]

Exempted Data