Anonymous Tips
To send an anonymous tip via text message to the Westminster Police Department, text the keyword TIPWPD and your tip to 847411 (tip411). You can also download the tip411 app on your phone using the links below:

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Mission Statement

The Westminster Police Department (WPD) is responsible for providing full-service law enforcement and public safety-related services to its citizens and visitors. In operation 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, WPD is in partnership with the community, striving to preserve peace and provide a safe environment by preventing crime, protecting life, liberty, and property, enforcing laws in a fair, impartial, and complete manner, and detecting crime and apprehending criminals.


The city is served by 44 sworn police officers, who provide patrol, traffic control, K-9 and bike patrol, educational programs, and criminal and narcotic investigations. Our Communications Division and support staff is made up of 13 non-sworn members and is dedicated to outstanding public service.

Through mutual respect, education, leadership, and supervision, the WPD brings into focus moral and ethical standards, including integrity, fairness, and service.

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Media Releases

  1. 06112019 Media Release - Auto Theft Arrest
  2. 05282019 Media Release - 2018 WPD Awards Promotions
  3. 05212019 Awards Ceremony
  4. 05202019 Media Release - Robbery Arrests
  5. 05172019 Media Release - Burglary Arrest
  6. 05162019 Media Release - Drug Arrests
  7. 05162019 Media Release - Drug Arrest
  8. 05132019 Media Release - Drug Arrest
  9. 03152019 MDOP Follow-up
  10. 03142019 Lopez Arrest
  11. 03112019 MDOP East Side of City
  12. 03082019 Gift Card Scam
  13. 02132019 Updated Bank Robbery
  14. 02112019 Revised Bank Robbery
  15. 02082019 Bank Robbery
  16. 01032019 Missing Person Report Salkay
  17. 11162018 Phone System Outage
  18. 11122018 Angel Tree SWAC
  19. 11072018 McDaniel College Unfounded Report of Robbery
  20. 10242018 Carroll Fuel Robbery Arrest
  21. 10232018 Carroll Fuels Robbery
  22. 10032018 MPR Nicholson Update
  23. 09042018 Cops on Rooftops
  24. 09102018 Critical Missing Person
  25. 08242018 Auto Theft Arrest
  26. 08162018 Suspect Arrested for Armed Robbery
  27. 08152018 WPD Requests Public Assistance
  28. 08132018 Thefts from autos and stolen vehicle incidents
  29. 08022018Carroll Fuel
  30. 08022018 Joint Law Enforcement Effort to Address Concerns of Crime in Westminster
  31. 07302018 NNO2018
  32. 07282018 WPD Seeks Public Assistance in Shooting Investigations
  33. 07282018 100 Block E Green St
  34. 07172018 WPD seeking information about vehicle of interest in fireworks case
  35. 06262018 Crime Prevention Reminder Thefts from Autos
  36. 06222018 FBI Media Release FM Bank Robbery
  37. 06202018 WPD Recognized for Proactive Efforts in Responding to Persons Affected by Mental Illness
  38. 06142018 FM Bank Robbery
  39. 06132018 MDOP Clock Tower