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MPD Rewards

The Metropolitan Police Department administers or participates in three separate rewards programs. These programs are designed to encourage individuals to step forward and provide police with information that will help solve crime and bring offenders to justice in the District of Columbia.

Homicides – Up to $25,000

The MPDC offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Individuals with information about unsolved homicides should call the MPDC at (202) 727-9099.

Robberies – Up to $10,000 (effective July 11, 2006)

The MPDC offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any robbery committed in the District of Columbia. Individuals with information about unsolved robberies should call the MPDC at (202) 727-9099.

Other serious crimes – Up to $1,000

Through the DC Crime Solvers program, individuals who provide information that leads to an arrest and indictment in other types of serious crimes may receive a reward of up to $1,000. Individuals with information about other unsolved crimes should call the Crime Solvers hotline: 1 (800) 673-2777.

In homicide and robbery cases, eligibility for rewards, as well as specific reward amounts, are determined by the MPDC. In other cases, reward decisions are made by the Crime Solvers Committee.