Frederick City Not Seeing The Crime Increase Reported In Frederick County

Chief Lando says there is no increase in violent crime within the city.

Frederick, MD – (MO) Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando says the city hasn’t seen any serious increases in crime from 2019 pre-pandemic levels.

Frederick Count Sheriff Chuck Jenkins reported a 32% spike in part one offenses in the county last year, the first time in nine years.

Frederick City Police say they aren’t seeing the same increase in part one crimes.

“We just aren’t seeing that increase in the city”, Lando said.

Chief Lando went on to praise the good working relationship that Frederick Police have with the Sheriff’s Office,

“We have a phenomenal working relationship with our counterparts, the County Sheriffs. We back each other up when necessary but for the most part we handle our own calls”, Lando said. “We handle anything located within the city limits and they handle anything outside of the city limits within the County.”

Part One offenses include criminal homicides, rapes, robberies, aggravated assaults, burglaries, thefts, motor vehicle thefts and arson.