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Emergency Numbers

  • On Campus: 911
  • Off Campus: 9-911
  • Ft. Detrick: 9-911
  • RML: 0

Contact Information

Building 31, Room B3B17
31 Center Drive MSC 2012
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-2012
Phone: 301-496-2387
Non-Emergency Calls 311 (do not dial 9 first) or 9-301-496-5685
Fax: 301-402-0394​

Chief A.D. Hinton

Major Pamela Datcher
Police Operations Branch

Major P.A. Haynes
Guard Force Operations Branch


News & Announcements


Police Officer" and “Civilian Employee” of the year named.  Chief Alvin D. Hinton proudly announced Corporal Kweku Pesseh and Ms. Tynese Harris have been selected as the police officer and civilian employee of the year respectively within the Division of Police.  (Please click on the highlighted names to view their accomplishments)


The National Institutes of Health Police Officers listed below are authorized to wear the above illustrated pin on their class A and B uniforms. This pin is in recognition of the service they performed while deployed to Gulfport, Mississippi during Hurricane Katrina. Thanks again for your service:

Lieutenant Paul Crook

Lieutenant Craig Rowland

Sergeant Herman Clyde Bartz

Sergeant Fredric Boyle

Master Patrol Officer Preston Asbury

Master Patrol Officer James Pineiro

Master Patrol Officer Randall Wallace

Corporal Wallace Carter

Corporal Gary Pickering

Corporal Dexter Moore


Featured Videos

Shots Fired Video

Shots Fired Assembly Video WMA (17:27)
How to Survive a Workplace Shooting

This video discusses the likelihood of an incident occurring, consequences, and what actions you should take. Close Captioned. Video copyrighted. Authorized for use only within the NIH. If you want to use this video outside of NIH please contact The Center for Personal Protection and Safety  509-468-4128 (

AMTRAK - "Take Flight, Take Cover, Take Action"

IMG Productions teams with Amtrak on new, vital safety campaign. "Take Flight, Take Cover, Take Action." "Take Flight, Take Cover, Take Action" is an instructional safety video with the purpose of informing viewers what to do in the case of an active shooter. The video presents three separate scenarios and educates the viewer on the best way to react in each situation.

National Terrorism Advisory System - Bulletin

Highway Advisory Radio System (HARS)

  • HARS consists of low power AM radio transmitter system that will broadcast traffic related information, parking information, road closures due to construction activity, as well as emergency information.

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