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The City's Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (APFO) is Chapter 4 of the City Code.
Meet with Mayor O'Connor one on one
Mayor Michael O'Connor will host a Q & A with residents who would like to meet with the Mayor for 10 minutes one on one. The Q & A will be held at the Dunkin Donuts at 2198 Old Farm Drive in Frederick on Friday, November 22 from 7AM to 9...
Additional information on the proposed changes to the City's Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (APFO) now available.
Additional information on the proposed changes to the City’s Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (APFO) is now available online at http://www.cityoffrederick.com/1287/APFO Staff will be presenting this information at two public meetings next week: On Mon...
On Monday, November 18, 2019 a team of assessors from by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc.
Frederick Police Department Accreditation Public Hearing and Public Call-In Session
On Monday, November 18, 2019 a team of assessors from by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc., (CALEA®) will arrive in Frederick for an...
The November 12, 2019 Parks & Recreation Commission Meeting has been cancelled.
The Parks & Recreation Commission Meeting scheduled for November 12, 2019 has been cancelled.
Lawn fertilizer blackout dates will be in effect beginning on November 16, 2019 through February 29, 2020.
Lawn fertilizer blackout dates will be in effect beginning on November 16, 2019 through February 29, 2020 as authorized by Maryland’s Lawn Fertilizer Law.
Nitrogen and phosphorus are the key nutrients found in most lawn fertilizers and are a thre...
Updated to include FREE parking at all City meters and parking garages.
Updated release here
City Office Closure and Trash/Yard Waste Changes Due to Holiday
See release here
City hosting public information meeting to update community
On November 19, 2019, staff from the City’s Department of Public Works, Planning Division, and Legal Department will be hosting a public information meeting to update the community on proposed changes to the Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance ...
A prescribed burn is scheduled to restore a stand of pitch pine that is about 90 years old, at the end of its life span in the city watershed property off Gambrill Park Road between October 28 and November 8, 2019.
See full release here
Mayor Michael O'Connor has requested a Closed Session on Wednesday, Oct 16
Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a Closed Session on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 immediately following the Mayor and Board of Aldermen Workshop. Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Aldermen to convene the meeting as a Closed ...
All nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organizations considering applying for a City grant must attend an orientation at 11 a.m. on Oct. 24 in the City Hall Boardroom.
Any nonprofit, 501(c)(3), organization that is considering applying for a grant from the City must attend a workshop at 11 a.m. Oct. 24 in the City Hall boardroom to learn about the application process.
MDOT to update the City and County on the I-270 P3 Project and Route 15 improvements.
FREDERICK, MD –Oct. 10, 2019: City and County elected officials will have a joint meeting at City Hall to hear MDOT updates on the I-270 P3 Project and U.S. Route 15 improvements. The joint meeting will take place on Wednesda...
Upcoming Mayor & Board Workshop to Review the 2030 Strategic Plan
2030 Strategic Plan Update
On Wednesday, October 9th at 3:00PM, we encourage City residents and businesses to join us at City Hall for our Mayor & Board Workshop. The Mayor and Board of Aldermen will be reviewing the most up-to-date, working ...
Extended Closure of Walter Martz Road at Christopher’s Crossing.
As part of ongoing construction to extend Christopher’s Crossing between Walter Martz Road/Poole Jones Rd and Crestone Dr, The City of Frederick will be closing Walter Martz Road at Christopher’s Crossing in order to complete construct...
City’s Division of Planning now accepting requests to consider the reclassification of land use for individual properties.
The Division of Planning is currently accepting requests to consider the reclassification of land use for individual properties during the 2020 Comprehensive Plan update.
All interested property owners or their agents must complete the applicatio...
The Weinberg Center receives a $158,908 grant for “outstanding service to Maryland’s arts community” from the Maryland State Arts Council.When did you last check out what's on at the Weinberg Center?
Do you know about the artistic, cultural, entertaining activities available to you at the Weinberg Center for the Arts?
Don't let a great show pass you by: https://weinbergcenter.org/
Frederick Police Seek Public's Assistance in Identifying Bank Robbery Suspect
FREDERICK, MD - On Thursday, October 31, 2019, at approximately 4:39 pm officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the M&T Bank located at 929 West ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 6, 2019
Frederick Police Department Teams Up With Il Forno Pizzeria for Third Annual Pizza Box Safety Campaign
FREDERICK, MD – For the third year in a row, the Frederick Police Department has teamed up with a...
November 7, 2019
UPDATE: Missing teen, Makenna Stambaugh has been located safe.
Frederick Police Request Public's Help in Locating Missing Teen
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department is seeking the public’s a...
November 1, 2019
Frederick Police Thank Community For Supporting Cops on Rooftops
Two-Day Event Raises $4,276
FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department would like to sincerely thank everyone that came o...
October 31, 2019
Frederick Police Investigate Bank Robbery
FREDERICK, MD - Today at approximately 4:39 pm officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the M&T Bank located at 929 West 7th Street for a report of a robbe...
October 30, 2019
Frederick Police Respond to Armed Robbery and Barricade
FREDERICK, MD - On today’s date at approximately 10:49 am, the Frederick Police Department responded to the 1300BLK of Motter Ave for a report of an arme...
October 28, 2019
OVER 500 POUNDS OF MEDICATIONS COLLECTED AT DRUG DISPOSAL EVENT
FREDERICK, MD – On Saturday, October 26, 2019, the Frederick Police Department along with the Frederick County Health Department, Drug Enforcemen...
October 23, 2019
FREDERICK POLICE TO HOST DRUG DISPOSAL EVENT
Saturday, October 26, 2019
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department along with the Frederick County Health Department, and the Drug Enforcement Agency will be hosting a...
October 20, 2019
Frederick Police Respond to Shooting
FREDERICK, MD – This morning at approximately 12:37 am, The Frederick Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of 1400 block of Baker Place West.&...
October 17, 2019
FREDERICK POLICE RESPOND TO STABBING; SUSPECT ARRESTED
CR #: 2019-085072
FREDERICK, MD – On today’s date, October 17, 2019, at approximately 9:45 am, The Frederick Police Department responded to a rep...
October 10, 2019
Frederick Police Take To Rooftop Of Dunkin Donuts In Support Of Special Olympics Maryland
FREDERICK, MD –The Frederick Police Department will be raising funds for the Athletes of Special Olympics Mary...
October 4, 2019
Frederick Police Arrest Serial Burglary Suspect
FREDERICK, MD - On September 25, 2019, The Frederick Police Department responded to a burglary of a residence in the 1200 block of North Market Street. Officer Mi...
September 27, 2019
FREDERICK POLICE RESPOND TO SHOTS FIRED INCIDENT
FREDERICK, MD – On Thursday, September 26, 2019, at approximately 9:40 pm, Officers with the Frederick Police Department responded to a report of gunshots in the area o...
September 23, 2019
FREDERICK POLICE MAKE ARRESTS FOR THEFT OF MOTOR VEHICLE
FREDERICK, MD - On Saturday, September 21, 2019, at approximately 9:40 am, Officers responded to a residence in the city for a report of a stolen vehic...
September 20, 2019
Join Us for the Second Annual 5K On The Runway
FREDERICK, MD - Please join the Frederick Police Department, Frederick Municipal Airport, and the AOPA for the second annual 5K on the Runway in support of Special Olympi...
September 11, 2019
FREDERICK POLICE INVESTIGATE FATAL COLLISION
FREDERICK, MD – Officers from the Frederick Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal vehicle collision that occurred ...
FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT
September 8, 2019
Frederick Police Identify and Charge Stabbing Suspect
FREDERICK, MD – On Sunday, September 8, 2019, at 9:21 p.m., Officer First Class Grant Smith of the Frederick Police D...
September 8, 2019
Frederick Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting
FREDERICK, MD – This morning at 1:17 am, the Frederick Police Department received reports of gunshots in the area of Fourth Street and North Marke...
September 6, 2019
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Frederick Police Department Phone System To Be Upgraded
Non-Emergency Lines to be Affected
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department's phone system is scheduled to be upgraded this comi...
September 3, 2019
FREDERICK, MD – Today at approximately 11:10 am, The Frederick Police Department responded to the 300 block of Heather Ridge Drive for a report of a sh...
August 31, 2019, 10:30 pm
UPDATE: Arrest Made in Early Morning Shooting That Left Four Injured
An arrest has been made in the early morning shooting that left four people injured. Bryant Helon McMillon, Jr....
August 28, 2019
FREDERICK POLICE CHARGE LOCAL MAN WITH MULTIPLE CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES
FREDERICK, MD - Detectives from the Frederick Police Department assisted agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in Binghamton, New...
Traffic Disruption Notice - Thursday, August 29
Monocacy Boulevard at Riverbend Way
Date: Thursday, August 29 (Weather Dependent)
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
August 21, 2019
BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY TIPS
FREDERICK, MD – As summer is coming to a close and another new school year is just about to begin, the Frederick Police Department would like to remind drivers, par...
9:57 am Update: He has been found safe - thank you for your assistance
Critical Missing Child: Keith Carlisle, age 9
FREDERICK, MD - This morning at approximately 4 am, Keith Carlisle, age 9 left a residence in the area of the 1000 block...
August 12, 2019
Frederick Police Department Applying for Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant
FREDERICK, MD - The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, and Bureau of Justice Assistance have announced that it ...
UPDATE 11:00 pm: He has been found safe
August 8, 2019
FREDERICK POLICE REQUEST ASSISTANCE LOCATING CRITICAL MISSING PERSON: CONOR PICKERON
FREDERICK, MD - Frederick Police are asking for the publics assis...
August 5, 2019
FPD Requests Publics Assistance Identifying Theft & Fraud Suspect
FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department is asking for the publics help in identifying a person suspected of steal...
UPDATE 10:15 pm: Karen Sue Reifsnider has been located
Frederick Police Request Public Assistance Locating Critical Missing: Karen Sue Reifsnider
MEDIA PLEASE ASSIST IN GETTING THIS OUT
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department is a...
Frederick Police Make Arrest for Distribution of Crack Cocaine
FREDERICK, MD - on July 31, 2019, at approximately 8:25 pm, members of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit were conducting surveillance in the Carroll Park Manor neig...
July 31, 2019
Celebrate National Night Out With FPD On Tuesday, August 6
FREDERICK, MD - Millions of neighbors will take part in National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6 across thousands of communities from all fifty states, U....
JULY 30, 2019
UPDATE: Christopher Chase Found
11:30 pm: Christopher Chase has been found safe and sound.
CRITICAL MISSING PERSON: CHRISTOPHER CHASE, age 17
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Po...
July 29, 2019
Concern for Missing Frederick Teenager
Detectives from the Frederick Police Department, Criminal Investigations Section are asking the public for help in locating a missing Frederick juvenile....
July 24, 2019
Frederick Police Investigate Deceased Person Found in Carroll Creek
FREDERICK, MD – on today’s date at approximately 6:17 am, the Frederick Police Department received a call regardin...
July 19, 2019
Frederick Police Make Arrest for Felony Theft
FREDERICK, MD – On July 18, 2019, at 3:48 pm, the Milton, Delaware Police Department contacted the Frederick Police Department (FPD) and asked for assistanc...
July 9, 2019
FPD Headquarters Lobby to be Closed from July 13th & 14th for Maintenance
FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department’s Headquarters building (100 West Patrick Street), lobby area will ...
July 8, 2019
Officers Make Arrest for Possession With Intent to Distribute
FREDERICK, MD – On Saturday, July 6, 2019 at approximately 8:20 pm, Officers from the Frederick Police Department were on routine walking patr...
September 5, 2019
Frederick Police Asking For Public Assistance Regarding Homicide on June 27, 2019
FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in solving the June 27, 2019 murder of G...
June 24, 2019
Frederick Police Investigating Shots Fired Incident
FREDERICK, MD – On Sunday, June 23, at approximately 9:23 am the Frederick Police Department responded to the 200 block of Appleto...
July 26, 2019
Update #4: FREDERICK POLICE MAKE 6th ARREST FOR JUNE 20, 2019, SHOOTING INCIDENT
FREDERICK, MD - At approximately 7:30 p.m. on July 25, 2019, a sixth suspect, Omar Bah, age 17, of Fre...
JUNE 19, 2019
Frederick Police Request Assistance Identifying Person Suspected of Passing Counterfeit Currency
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to identify a perso...
June 20, 2019
Update: Missing Juvenile, Aaliyah Laboy Has Been Located
FREDERICK, MD - Missing juvenile Aaliya Laboy has been located safe.
June 19, 2019
Frederick Police Request Assistance in Locating Missi...
June 18, 2019
Frederick Police Make Arrest for Motor Vehicle Theft and Possession
FREDERICK, MD – On, Monday, June 17, 2019, at approximately 9:55 pm, Officer Inman was on patr...
Missing Juvenile: Gisela Maria Davis (LOCATED)
FREDERICK, MD - Gisela Maria Davis has been located safe.
Missing Juvenile: Gisela Maria Davis (updated photo)
June 11, 2019
Officers Make Arrests for Assault and Disorderly Conduct
FREDERICK, MD - On Monday, June 10, 2019, at approximately 4:42 pm, Frederick Police Officers responded to the unit block of South Market Street for a repo...
June 10, 2019
Frederick Police Offers Citizen Police Academy
The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce the 26th session of the Citizen Police Academy (CPA) from August 7 - September 28, 2019.
The CPA is an 8-week ...
June 8, 2019
Directed Patrol Team, Drug Enforcement Unit, and Criminal Investigation Section Officers Serve Search and Seizure Warrant
Frederick, MD -Officers from the Frederick Police Department’s Directed Patrol Team served ...
June 3, 2019
Officers Make Arrests for Assault
FREDERICK, MD - On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at approximately 7:35 pm, Frederick Police Officers responded to the area of West All Saints Street and South Market Street f...
Officers Make Arrests for Assault and Theft
FREDERICK, MD - On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at approximately 4:27 pm, Frederick Police received a call regarding a theft at a local retail business, ...
This is the same press release that was disseminated yesterday except in Spanish.
PARA PUBLICACION INMEDIATA
21 de mayo de 2019
ACTUALIZACIÓN # 2
Pediatra de Frederick, Dr. Ernesto Torres
Acusado 65 cargos, 11 víctimas adicionales
FREDERICK, MD - El viernes 17 ...
JOINT PRESS RELEASE
May 20, 2019: 2:40 pm
Frederick Pediatrician, Dr. Ernesto Torres Indicted on 65 Charges, 11 Additional Victims
FREDERICK, MD – On Friday, M...
May 20, 2019
POLICE REQUEST ASSISTANCE LOCATING MISSING JUVENILE
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance locating a missing juvenile. Christopher Stew...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 19, 2019
Sexual Solicitation of a Minor Arrests
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department and the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested 4 adult males fo...
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 10, 2019
COMMUNITY CONVERSATION: Having Uncomfortable Conversations With Your Children
FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department and Frederick County State&a...
May 8, 2019: 4:00 pm
UPDATE: Frederick Pediatrician, Dr. Ernesto Torres Bond Status
FREDERICK, MD – On today’s date at 2 pm, Dr. Ernesto Torres appeared before Frederick Circuit Court for a Bond R...
May 7, 2019
Grand Jury Indicts Frederick Pediatrician, Dr. Ernesto Torres for Sex Offenses
FREDERICK, MD - On April 26, 2019, the Frederick Police Department began an investigation into the allegations that ...
May 6, 2019
Frederick Police to Host Law Enforcement Torch Run
FREDERICK, MD – On Friday, May 31, 2019, the Frederick Police Department will be hosting the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run ...
May 3, 2019
Directed Patrol Team Makes Numerous Arrests In Downtown Area
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department’s, Directed Patrol Team, made up of a Lieutenant, Sergeant, Corpo...
May 2, 2019
Frederick County Teen Coalition to Host Teen Summit
Saturday, June 1, 2019
FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick County Teen Coalition is excited to announce the first Teen Summit. The Teen Summit will ...
Frederick’s Most Wanted Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary
FREDERICK, MD – April marked the 10th Anniversary of the Frederick’s Most Wanted (FMW) Program. The Frederick Police Departm...
April 30, 2019
Frederick Police Investigating Stabbing
FREDERICK, MD – On Monday, April 29, 2019 at 8:25 p.m., an adult resident of Vienna Court in Frederick called Frederick County Emergen...
April 29, 2019
Frederick Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash - Name Released
FREDERICK, MD - On Sunday, April 28, 2019, at approximately 8:06 am, Frederick Police Officers responded to a single vehicle collision wit...
Frederick Running Festival, Half Marathon – Roads Impacted
FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Running Festival, Half Marathon will this Sunday, May 5, 2019, beginning at 7 am an...
April 23, 2019
Rape investigation leads to CDS Charges
FREDERICK, MD – On today’s date, April 23, 2019 at approximately 3:40 am, Frederick Police Officers responded to the 1300 block of ...
April 25, 2019
UPDATE: Frederick Police Investigate Armed Robbery of CVS Pharmacy
Attached to this press release are photos of the two suspects who robbed the CVS Pharmacy at 402 South Jefferson Street on April 23, 201...