Police Department Staff
The Mission of the Smithsburg Police Department (SPD) is to safeguard life and property, preserve the peace, prevent and detect crime, enforce the law, and protect the rights of all citizens. We are committed to enhance public safety in partnership with our community.
The Smithsburg Police Department, in cooperation with the community we serve, will work to enhance community relations and build trust through transparency, accountability, and strong leadership. Together we can identify and resolve problems that impact public safety.
Respect: We believe that every individual deserves respect and dignity. We embrace this value by promoting equality and fairness in our dealings with each other and the community we serve.
Professionalism: We believe in having the highest sense of commitment to the law enforcement profession. We embrace this value by continuously improving ourselves and creating an environment that promotes teamwork, innovation and constant self-evaluation.
Honesty: We believe in truthfulness. We embrace this value by having a transparent relationship with each other and the community we serve.
Service: We believe in providing quality service and protection to all members of the community. We embrace this value by being an efficient, competent, tempered and compassionate organization.
Integrity: We believe integrity is the cornerstone of our profession and values. We embrace this value by pledging to hold ourselves to the highest legal, moral and ethical standards. We accept that our individual conduct, both on and off duty, must be beyond reproach.
Police Services and Information
Medication Drop-Off Box
You may drop-off unused and expired medications Monday – Friday 8:30AM to 4:30PM in the lobby of the Police Department. As a safe way to properly dispose of medications.
- Prescription Patches
- Prescription Medications
- Prescription Ointments
- Over-the-counter medications
- Medications for Pets
- Needles (Sharps)
- Hydrogen Peroxide
- Aerosol Cans
- Medications from businesses or clinics
- Ointments, Lotions & Liquids
Smithsburg Police Department Policy Manual
Citizen Complaint Procedures
Request for Patrol Checks
Speed Camera Enforcement
Animal Control Ordinance
Regulations for Junk, Untagged and Inoperable Motor Vehicles