Neighborhood Crime Watch Program

Calvert County Neighborhood Watch Program

The Calvert County Neighborhood Watch Program is sponsored by the Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse, Inc. (CAASA), Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police, Barrack "U".  Meetings are led by  Detective Wayne Wells (CCSO) and D/Sgt. Kemery Hunt, MSP, Barrack "U".

Meetings  are held at the Harriet E. Brown Community Center,  901 Dares Beach Road, Prince Frederick,  and begin at 6:30 pm. 

January 9, 2023 

 - Agenda

March 13, 2023

- Agenda

May 8, 2023

July 10, 2023

September 11, 2023

November 13, 2023

  • share information and concern relating to the safety of their community with other communities and law enforcement personnel
  • seek guidance on how to handle specific problems and situations within their community, and
  • stay up to date on recent trends in criminal activity.

In an effort to keep our community members informed, current crime trends will be outlined below after each meeting. In addition, the Calvert County Neighborhood Watch Program has a Facebook page.

Current Crime Trends

  • ONGOING - Thefts from vehicles, sheds and barns continue to be a problem in the county. Keep your vehicles, out buildings and homes locked at all times.
  • September 2023
    • Law Enforcement reported that during the period July 2023 - September 11, 2023 Calvert County had:
      • Two armed robberies of local convenience stores
      • 14 burglaries
      • 83 thefts - mainly shoplifting cases
      • 2 murders - Case was closed on the homicide in Huntingtown
      • 4 shootings -  MSP and CCSO are working on two of the shootings. 
  • January 2023
    • Fraud cases continue to be an issue.   
    • Calvert had three homicides last year and all were solved.  
    • Crime data indicates that rape/sexual assault cases were down 54% last year. 
    • Checks continue to be stolen as reported in November 2022.   Residents are encouraged to pay their bills in-person or online as much as possible. 
    • Sheriff Cox and Lt. Col. Dave Payne shared that the "text alert" system is coming back to the county.   In addition, Sheriff Cox is requesting funding to install a license plate reader at the Thomas Johnson Bridge to assist with apprehending those who commit crimes in sounding counties and exit through Calvert County.   He also shared that he is requesting addition School Resources Officers for CCPS.   


Neighborhood Watch Meeting handouts


  • October 28, 2023 - Drug Take Back Day
    10 am to 2 pm
    Southern Community Center, Lusby
    Northeast Community Center, Chesapeake Beach