Crime Watch


Lakeside/Dockside residents take pride in keeping our neighborhood an enjoyable and safe place to live. To continue this trend, please report any suspicious or criminal behavior in or around Lakeside/Dockside to the

Howard County Police Department. If you have recently witnessed or been a victim of criminal activity to your person or property, feel free to share your experience here with your neighbors. We will publish your post to this page.

Together, we can work as a community to ensure the safety of all our residents and their property.


You can find more crime information around the Owen Brown Village here.

October 2016:

Howard County Police Department's (HCPD) Pathway Patrol Section is back with another edition of its "Bike with a Cop" on Saturday, October 29.Howard County kids 5 to 12 years old and parents are invited to come bike the Columbia Lakefront with Pathway Patrol officers from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Kids are welcome to wear their Halloween costumes. To register for a time slot, call 410-313-2207.


Please encourage your community to “Like” Howard County Police of Facebook. It is one of our departmental initiatives.


Thank you,


Sergeant Tom Claxton

Professional Standards Section

Office of the Chief

Howard County Police Department

Ellicott City, Maryland 21043

Office: 410-313-3377

Mobile: 410-868-3464

November 2016: No crime to post.
What you can do to protect your neighborhood:
  • Leaving on a porch light is the #1 deterrent of residential crime.

  • Getting to know your neighbors.

January 2017: No crime to post.
December 2016: No crime to post.
February 2017: No crime to post.