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Bethesda, MD- Main Campus

On Campus: (301) 496-9911
Campus Phone: 911

On Campus:(301) 496-5685
Campus Phone: ​311

NIH Police Office
Building 31, Room B3B17
31 Center Drive MSC 2012
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-2012
Phone: 301-496-2387
Fax: 301-402-0394

News & Announcements

Heroic NIH Police Officer Pulls Driver from Burning Car

Cpl. Kyle McKee was featured in an article in the NIH Record for helping to pull a man from a burning car after witnessing an accident. Follow the link above for details on the story.


The NIH Division of Police (DP) personnel protect and serve the NIH community, but before this service, many DP personnel served their country in the military. Currently, the DP has over 40 military veterans in civilian and police positions.

Police Officer" and “Civilian Employee” of the year named.  Chief Alvin D. Hinton proudly announced Corporal Jose Ayala-Guevara and Mr. David B. Cumber II 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)

Featured Videos

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.


WARNING: Possession of Marijuana is Prohibited 

Possession of Marijuana is prohibited on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campuses, facilities and its grounds. Persons are not allowed to bring medical marijuana onto the NIH campuses, facilities and grounds, even if they are enrolled in a state-approved medical marijuana program or have a prescription for medical marijuana use.  State laws governing the use of marijuana do not apply at the NIH.    Marijuana is an illegal, Schedule I controlled substance under the Federal Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. 801(c)(c)(10).