DC Police Alert enables the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) to notify you quickly about crimes in your neighborhood that may affect you, your home or your business.
The Metropolitan Police Department is the agency responsible for registering firearms in the District of Columbia.
Each year hundreds of special events are held in the District of Columbia. Residents and organizations planning a special event are required to obtain permits to hold special events in DC. The following forms and links are provided here to simplify the application process.
Aside from 911, none of the hotlines listed below should be considered an emergency number. If you witness a crime in progress or have an emergency that requires the police, please call 911.
The Metropolitan Police Department will periodically invite the immediate family members of open homicide cases to join us for a special personal meeting with a homicide detective.
The District of Columbia now auctions its surplus property online through GovDeals, a Liquidity Services, Inc. marketplace.