The Princess Anne Police Department provides services on a seven day a week, twenty four hour basis. Our officers patrol not only the town of Princess Anne, they provide mutual aid to surrounding Somerset County agencies. The historic town of Princess Anne was established in 1733 and is located on the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland. The Princess Anne Police Department was instituted nearly 70 years later in 1801.
This report contains highlights of our accomplishments which was made possible by the hard
work and dedication of our personnel. Our accomplishments were also made possible by the
support of our community partners along with the citizens of Princess Anne.
Our officers continued to work very hard in 2018 as they responded to 5,518 incidents in 2018.
Our crime statistics indicated a slight increase in Part I crimes from 2017. Part II crimes
decreased in 2018 and our officers were able to close 78 percent of the total reported crime
in 2018. Our officers were able to do this with hard work and working with our community
members to solve problems. We continued our participation in numerous community
initiatives which helped us to continue the positive relationship building process with our
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To receive a copy of a police report, you must first obtain a POLICE REPORT REQUEST FORM. You may mail your request along with payment to the Princess Anne Police Department or you may hand this request to the Duty Officer. There is a $10.00 reproduction charge for each report requested. (more info)
The Princess Anne Police Department’s Policy and Procedure Manual is currently under revision. As policy and procedures are made available, we will update this section of our website. To download a copy of the current
revision of Policy and Procedures,
(click here...) Last updated, March 2017.
The Princess Anne Police Department provides the service of Livescan Applicant fingerprinting to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 11am-2pm; with the exception of holidays. Fingerprint cards can no longer be processed by our agency. (more info)
We take traffic safety serious. Princess Anne Police has been awarded the click it or ticket award several years in a row. When it comes to your safety and accidents, we are committed to making out community a safe place to drive. Help us, by making sure to wear your safety belts, dont text and drive, and look out for school buses.
On 12/18/18, the Princess Anne Police Department donated a spare police vehicle to the Criminal Justice students at the J.M. Tawes Technology & Career Center. The vehicle is a 2010 Dodge Charger that still has emergency equipment in it. The donation is just a small way that the police department can help with the training and development of our future police officers. Pictured below is Chief Bozman with the students in the Criminal Justice program along with their instructor, Major Wade Chambers.
Meet our newest Officer! Officer Corey Somoskey was sworn in earlier today at the Circuit Court building. Officer Somoskey is a ten year veteran in law enforcement and recently moved to the area with his family from Connecticut. We wish Officer Somoskey all the best! Pictured below is Officer Somoskey being sworn in.
People are receiving mail regarding Fire Dept. donations that are a scam. Please take a
very close look at the document. If the donations are being sent to any place other than your local Princess
Anne Fire Department, it is a scam. For example, the one shown is requiring donations sent to Kansas. Our
local Princess Anne Fire Department is actively seeking donations. If you have any questions about
where to send your donations, please contact them at;
Phone (410) 651-2144
This report contains highlights of our accomplishments which was made possible by the hard work and dedication of our
personnel. Our accomplishments were also made possible by the support of our community partners along
with the citizens of Princess Anne.
Our officers continued to work very hard in 2017 as they responded to 5,353 incidents in 2017. We continued our participation in numerous community initiatives which helped us to continue the positive relationship building process with our youth.
To View the 2017 Annual Report