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Administrative Services Bureau
The Administrative Bureau is commanded by Major Bob Rappoport and includes:
  • Administrative Support
  • Support Services
  • Public Safety Communications Center
  • Community Enhancement / Code Enforcement
  • Neighborhood Services
  • Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

Administrative Support
Administrative Support is responsible for the fiscal management of the department which includes budget preparation. This section is also responsible for training and record keeping for all police department personnel and general order review and maintenance. The department's interns maintain internal forms and documents and assist with the dissemination of reports and other departmental records.

Support Services
Support Services is responsible for property and evidence. This entails maintaining storage and monitoring of departmental property, equipment, property in police care / custody, and evidence. They are also responsible for the warrant control function which consists of record keeping, computer entry and maintenance, assignment for service of all warrants, subpoenas and summonses received by the department.

Public Safety Communications Center
The Public Safety Communications Center is responsible for the department's radio, telephone, teletype, and automated data communications and alarm monitoring. As this section falls under the immediate supervision of the Support Services Coordinator, they also assist in the warrant control function.

Community Enhancement and Code Enforcement
The Community Enhancement and Code Enforcement Division has the opportunity and the responsibility to enhance the quality of life for all those who live and work in the City of Rockville. They are responsible for inspecting neighborhoods and individual residential and commercial properties to bring them in compliance with the City Code requirements for property maintenance, zoning enforcement, and current licensing of rental facilities and oversize vehicles. The Landlord Tenant Affairs service is available for unbiased advice and guidance to both parties. More information on Community Enhancement and Code Enforcement.

Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
In concert with other local, state and federal authorities, the police serve as one representative of City interests, concerns and needs regarding emergency management and disaster preparedness. The Administrative Services Bureau Commander serves as the Police Department's representative and is actively engaged in this process. The City of Rockville is a regional partner and resource in this field. The continued enhancement of Rockville's citizen and governmental readiness to withstand, overcome, or reconstitute from a disaster or critical event is an endeavor that serves the best interest of the City and the region. More information on Emergency Preparedness