The Green Rooster to Open December 11

The Green Rooster, a new food truck from the operators of The Still Point spa in Takoma Park, will open on December 11, according to a report from Washington City Paper.

Takoma Park Toy Drive Now Underway

Takoma Park’s first responders teamed up to launch their annual toy drive yesterday, which will run until Dec. 20, according to a community advisory. The Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Department and the Takoma Park Police Department are accepting new, unwrapped toys and gift cards.

Takoma Park Police Seeking Applicants for Community Police Academy

The Takoma Park Police Department is looking for residents interested in applying for the Community Police Academy, according to a community advisory. The academy is limited to 25 people who would like to learn more about topics including patrol, traffic enforcement, use of force, criminal investigations, canine, firearms, crisis negotiation and more.

Police Release Arrest and Traffic Stop Data, Computer-Aided Dispatch Calls

The Takoma Park Police Department has released Arrest and Traffic Stop Data from 2015-2020 and Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) calls from 2018-2020. The August release follows one of the recommendations made by the city’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force to increase transparency and awareness surrounding public safety data.

Armed Carjacking Suspect Arrested; Dog Recovered

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Major Crimes Division have arrested and charged one of three suspects in an armed carjacking that occurred in Rockville last Monday.