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Serving Princess Anne — Since 1801

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.

Police Reports

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)

Bicycle Registrations

The Princess Anne Police Department has a bicycle registration program available to residents that live in Town Limits. Individuals may bring their bicycle to Headquarters Monday through Friday between the hours of 10am and 3pm, or may call to schedule an appointment outside of those times. (more info)


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)

Traffic Safety

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.

Policy and Procedures

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. You can click on the link below to view the ones that have completed the revision process. Last updated, March 2017
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2016 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report Download

Press Release — Current Updates


• PAPD is investigating a shooting that occurred on 7/25/17 during the early evening hours on Antioch Avenue. Two victims were taken to PRMC for non-life-threatening injuries. Anyone with any information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact PAPD at 410-651-1822. Callers can also contact Crime Solvers of the Lower Eastern Shore at 410-548-1776 to give anonymous tips concerning this incident. Information that leads to an arrest can result in monetary awards.

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On Tuesday, January 3rd, Officers were recognized for their recent accomplishments. Officer Kevin Murphy was recognized as Officer of the Quarter for the first quarter in 2016. Officer Rondell Redding was recognized as Officer of the Quarter for the third and fourth quarters in 2016. Officer Sue Dize received a Life Saving Award for using Narcan to help save the life of an overdose patient earlier in 2016. Lieutenant Wink and Officer Redding received a Bronze Star for arresting a subject in September of 2016 who had shot at another person and whom was still armed with a revolver when the officers made the arrest.

Pictured left are the Officers receiving their awards from Chief Bozman.

Congratulations to - Officers Kevin Murphy, Kara Meeks, and Michael Strong. They were promoted to Officer First Class. The promotion in rank acknowledges the Officer's longevity with the police department along with their training and experience in law enforcement. Congratulations to Officers Murphy, Meeks, and Strong. Pictured below are Officers Murphy,

Meeks and Strong with Chief Bozman and then with Commissioners Mike Hall, Dennis Williams, and Joey Gardner.

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