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4/17/2014 - 04.17.14 Howard County Executive Ulman Announces Retirement of Police Chief McMahon; Appointment of New Chief Gardner READ MORE
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  • Several school crossing guard positions are available in various locations. Hours vary from 2-3 per day, depending on location. Please apply here. Positions are posted as “Contingent Protective Services (School Crossing Guards).” Locations are posted. For questions, call Carol Bess, Crossing Guard Supervisor at (410) 313-4745.
  • As of July 1, 2014, HCPD will no longer be able to provide fingerprint services to the public due to new state technology requirements. State-approved commercial vendors can provide the required electronic technology, known as Livescan. A list of vendors can be found at www.dpscs.state.md.us. Click here for a short list of businesses near Howard County.
  • Registration is now open for the next session of Collision Avoidance Training, to be held Nov. 15.  This is an advanced defensive driving and vehicle control program for drivers ages 16-20 years old. This class is for drivers who possess a valid "Class C" driver's license (no learners permit.) The class includes two hours of classroom instruction and six hours of behind-the-wheel training. For a list of dates and  information on how to apply, click here.
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October Public Safety Message

Each month, the Howard County Police Department partners with the Columbia Association to bring public safety video messages to the community. This month's topic is National Bullying Prevention Month. 


Important phone numbers

  • Emergencies 911
  • Non-emergencies 410-313-2200
  • General information 410-313-3200  

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