Tag: Michael Pristoop

Annapolis police chief apologizes for marijuana testimony gaffe

Annapolis police chief apologizes for marijuana testimony gaffe

| February 25, 2014 | 6 Comments

The Annapolis Police Department has issued a statement regarding Chief of Police, Michael Pristoop’s testimony at a Senate hearing today. In the hearing, Pristoop testified that 37 people died from marijuana overdoses on the first day of legalized marijuana in Colorado. The only problem is that there has never been a marijuana overdose death, and […]

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Annapolis Police To Target Crime In Public Housing

Annapolis Police To Target Crime In Public Housing

| January 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

Chief Michael Pristoop announces the formation of a new team of police officers tasked with helping neighborhoods fight crime.  This new team, the Neighborhood Enhancement Team or NET, consists of five police officers, including a sergeant. The goals of NET are to help the community solve problems, maintain positive citizen/police relationships, increase police visibility, and […]

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Ride Along With Annapolis Police On Thursdays

Ride Along With Annapolis Police On Thursdays

| October 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Police Chief Michael Pristoop announces the beginning of Ride-Along Thursdays at Annapolis Police Department.  Ride-Along Thursdays are an opportunity for city residents to ride along with Annapolis Police Officers. Chief Pristoop said, “This is a great opportunity for the citizens of Annapolis.  Participating in ride-alongs strengthens our police-community partnership which helps make out city […]

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Annapolis Police Arrest 5 In Connection With Car Break-Ins

Annapolis Police Arrest 5 In Connection With Car Break-Ins

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis has seen an increase in thefts from vehicles in the first months of 2013.  Annapolis Police Department has worked to combat this rise in several ways. Officers have been deployed in areas where thefts have occurred to deter further thefts and they have checked areas for unlocked vehicles or vehicles with desirable items left […]

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Annapolis Speed Cameras To Go Live On March 1

Annapolis Speed Cameras To Go Live On March 1

| February 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

In an effort to increase driver compliance with the posted school zone speed limits in the City, Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen announced the start date of the City’s Automated Speed Enforcement Camera Program. “I have heard repeatedly from parents worried about the safety of their children walking to school, and they have asked the […]

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