ALWAYS CALL 911 in an EMERGENCY
A 911 dispatcher will route your call to 311 (non-emergency number for city services) if call does not warrant an emergency.
Metropolitan Police Department Contact Information for LeDroit Park
Police Service Area (PSA) 306, 3rd District or “3D”
nearest police station: 1620 V Street, NW, Washington, DC
Public Safety Communication
The Alert DC system provides rapid text notification and update information during a major crisis or emergency. This system delivers important emergency alerts, notifications and updates on a range of devices including your:
- e-mail account [work, home, other]
- cell phone
- pager, BlackBerry
- wireless PDA
MetroAlerts can be sent to computers, cellular phones, pagers or personal digital assistants capable of receiving data.Press Release alerts notify you of Metro news and events.
Report Requests online for City Services (i.e. broken street lights, illegal dumping, abandoned vehicles, etc.)
You can also download the DC311 App on your iPhone!
The Official National Neighborhood Watch App (Hosted by the National Sheriffs’ Association)Report. Stay informed. Make a difference.
Designed by the developers of the National Sheriffs’ Association National Neighborhood Watch Toolkit and training program, the Neighborhood Watch App for smartphones allows citizens to report NON-EMERGENCY community concerns to their law enforcement partners by means of email through the app. With this Official Neighborhood Watch app, there is no law enforcement agency subscription fee or any monthly fees. The only charge associated with their program is the $1.99 app fee charged by the app stores (iPhone, Blackberry, Android) to users who download the app. Citizens may purchase the NW app by visiting the app store for their type of smartphone and searching for “Official Neighborhood Watch App,” or by visiting nwapp.org and clicking on the icon for their type of phone. If you have questions or need additional information, contact (972) 576-8662.
Follow Public Safety Twitter Accounts
Jana Baldwin, Public Safety Chair (this is not an official public safety twitter account but I do post many updates regarding the District and the Neighborhood): @NWtoSE
DC Fire & EMS: @DCFIREEMS
DC Office of Unified Communications: @311DCgov
DC Dept. of Transportation: @DCDDOT
DC Dept. of Public Works: @DCDPW
DC Homeland Security & Emergency Management Agency: @DC_HSEMA
DC Dept. of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs: @DCRA
Council of the District of Columbia: @CouncilofDC
Department of Homeland Security: @DHSgov
FBI Press Office: @FBIPressOffice
US Dept of Justice: @TheJusticeDept
Washington DC Police Foundation: @DCPoliceFound
DC Public Utility
Pepco Outages: @PepcoConnect Call: 1-877-PEPCO-62
WASA: @dcwater Call: 202-612-3400
Washington Gas: For gas leaks call 911 or 703-750-1400