Police Reports: Speed camera locations

The Takoma Park and Washington, DC Metropolitan police departments issued these notices Mar. 11 – 18, 2016. Case numbers are included for anyone who can provide information about the crime. Police contact information is below. Citizens can sign up for customized Takoma Park, MD police announcements on the police website. Or they can join the Washington DC Fourth District Police email discussion group.


Speed Cameras

Speed cameras in the City of Takoma Park are located as follows:

400 block Ethan Allen Avenue, eastbound
500 block Ethan Allen Avenue, westbound
7100 block New Hampshire Avenue, northbound
7200 block New Hampshire Avenue, southbound
900 block East West Highway, westbound
7400 block Carroll Avenue, northbound

In addition, Safe Speed Corridors are stretches of roadway identified and approved for Speed Camera Enforcement. Portable cameras can be placed in authorized locations that have met all requirements. The goal of this approach is to encourage drivers to “Respect the Speed Limit” along the entire stretch of a roadway, rather than at one fixed speed camera location. Location for this corridor is:

Northbound and southbound New Hampshire Avenue – the 6900 to 7600 blocks. The University Corridor is University Blvd East eastbound from the 900 block through the 1300 block.

There are portable units presently at the following locations:

900 block University Boulevard, eastbound
7400 block New Hampshire Avenue, southbound
7300 block New Hampshire Avenue, northbound

All speed cameras are in full enforcement.

Any questions on the program may be directed to Safe Speed at 301-891-7138.


Residential Burglary

On March 14, 2016, at approximately 4:39 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7200 block of Flower Avenue for the report of a burglary.  Sometime between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, unknown suspect(s) entered the residence by kicking through a rear door.  Property was stolen.

Investigation continues under case #16012637.


Takoma Park Police Department Weekly Traffic Enforcement Detail:  3/10/16 – 3/15/16


Takoma Park Police ask anyone with information about these crimes to call 301-270-1100. Police bulletins are sent out by Catherine Plevy, Public Information Officer, Takoma Park Police Department. Email: cathyp@takomaparkmd.gov, Phone: 301-891-7142, Cell: 240-338-2901