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Takoma Park Police Department • 7500 Maple Avenue • Takoma Park, MD 20912

Extreme Heat Advisory

July 17, 2019

The next few days are forecast to be very hot with heat index values in the upper 90s & possibly going over 100 by Friday. Please take precautions to protect yourself and your loved ones against heat-related illnesses, such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion.  To beat the heat, please note the following days and times Takoma Park facilities are open to the public:
Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Avenue, 2nd Floor
8:30 AM – 9:30 PM  Monday – Thursday
8:30 AM – 10:00 PM  Friday
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM  Saturday
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM  Sunday
Recreation Center, 7315 New Hampshire Avenue
2:30 PM – 9:00 PM  Monday, Wednesday & Friday
12:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Tuesday, Thursday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM  Saturday
Closed on Sunday
For more information, tips and facilities throughout Montgomery County, please visit:


Catherine Plevy
Public Information Officer
Takoma Park Police Department

Phone: 301-891-7142
Cell:  240-338-2901
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The City of Takoma Park has a new alert system. Takoma Park Alert will deliver important emergency alerts, notifications and updates to you by whichever methods you choose! The Takoma Park Alert system replaces the TP Alerts system. We encourage all residents to sign up!
You can use your cell phone to send an anonymous tip to the Takoma Park Police Department. Here is how:
  • Text to 847411
  • Type TPPDTIP at the beginning of your message.
  • Type your message, including as much detail as possible, to ensure that your tip is thoroughly investigated.
For Non-Emergency issues, please contact the Takoma Park Police at 301-270-1100.
For EMERGENCIES (Police, Fire and Rescue) please call 911.
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