The Montgomery County Department of Police located in Montgomery County, Maryland, includes approximately 1,300 sworn officers and approximately 650 support personnel.

The Police Department is structured into the Office of the Chief, under which is the Internal Affairs Division,Professional Accountability Division,Public Information Office and then five major bureaus: the Community Resources Bureau, the Field Services Bureau, the Investigative Services Bureau, the Management Services Bureau, and the Patrol Services Bureau. The Patrol Services Bureau, the largest and most visible bureau in the Police Department, oversees the majority of the Department’s uniformed officers on patrol. The Patrol Services Bureau is divided into six police districts.

Our Mission

To safeguard life and property, preserve the peace, prevent and detect crime,
enforce the law, and protect the rights of all citizens.