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Police facilities


Police Headquarters/Northern District/Warfield Building  

3410 Court House Drive
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Duty officer: 410-313-3200

Southern District  

11226 Scaggsville Road
Laurel, MD 20723
Duty officer: 410-313-3700

Emergency Communications/911 Center  

3430 Court House Drive
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Emergencies: 911
Alternate emergency number: 410-313-2911
Non-emergencies: 410-313-2200 or 410-313-2929
Administrative: 410-313-2300

Animal Control  

8576 Davis Road
Columbia, MD 21045
410-313-2780 or e-mail animalcontrol@howardcountymd.gov
Animal Control office hours and adoption hours 

James N. Robey Public Safety Training Center 

2200 Scott Wheeler Drive (formerly Alpha Center Drive)
Marriottsville, MD 21104
Directions to the James N. Robey Public Safety Training Center


Community policing/satellite offices

Visit the Community Policing page for locations and contact information 



Contact us: Quick reference


General information: 410-313-3200 or 410-313-3700 or e-mail hcpd@howardcountymd.gov 

Anonymous tip line/violence/gangs/guns/school incidents/underage drinking: 410-313-STOP

Drug activity tip line: 410-290-DRUG

Recruitment: 410-313-HCPD or e-mail recruitment@howardcountymd.gov

Volunteering: 410-313-2255

Auxiliary program: 410-313-4789

Traffic: 410-313-4750

Victim assistance: 410-313-3712

Domestic violence: 410-313-3741

Public affairs/media line: 410-313-2236

Internal affairs: 410-313-5800

Records: 410-313-2250

Youth services: 410-313-2620

Senior liaison: 410-313-2207 

Rapid Return: 410-313-3738

Multi-cultural liaison: 410-313-2207

Spanish language line: 410-313-2200

Police Foundation: 410-313-4600

Automated enforcement (red light cameras, speed cameras, false alarm prevention): 410-313-3216

Kids in Safety Seats: 410-313-6090

Citizens Police Academy: 410-313-1364

Home security surveys: 410-313-4795