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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​

Major Pamela Datcher
Police Operations Branch


Security Escorts and Standbys

Security Escort Services: The Office of Community Policing assists various other Divisions with the special needs related to Security Escort Services. Community Policing works closelyPolice car escorting a shuttle
with our Special Events Unit on a standby basis to provide escorts for special events, personal escorts of Dignitaries visiting NIH, pedestrian employees’ afterhours, patients and families to and from the Children’s Inn and Family Lodge, and other visitors to the campus. An Institute or event organizer must contact the NIHPD Special Events Unit as soon as possible regarding any dignitary or VIP visit or request for necessary escort.
The Office of Community Policing is usually staffed Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and may be reached by calling 301-496-3020.