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  • Members of HCPD will again be participating in the Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge in January. This annual event benefits the Special Olympics of Maryland, the state’s largest year-round organization devoted to sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. If you would like to support this incredibly worthy cause by donating to help HCPD’s team reach its goal, you can do so here.
  • 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.
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  • Emergencies 911
  • Non-emergencies 410-313-2200
  • General information 410-313-3200  

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