Residents bring Ferguson conversation home

November 24, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT AND CAROLINE SELLE — Tonight, the nation watched as a St. Louis County grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Twitter, Facebook, and other social media networks are already chronicling the aftermath of the [read more]

City debuts Hyattsville Humvee

August 17, 2014

The Hyattsville Humvee was acquired through a federal law allows the Department of Defense to donate surplus military equipment to national, state and local law enforcement agencies. McDonald’s Auto Body Shop donated the paint job, changing the camoflauge into silver to match City police [read more]

From the Vice President: Building trust in Hyattsville

February 15, 2014

BY CHRIS CURRIE — Last fall, a reporter for the Hyattsville Life & Times saw an armored personnel carrier parked in the city’s Department of Public Works yard. His photos were recently forwarded to City Hall with a request for an explanation, but no city official admitted noticing the [read more]

City weighs Humvee acquisition

January 14, 2014

City can get one for free, but some councilmembers wonder:  At what cost? Humvee or no humvee? That is the question facing the Hyattsville City Council as it decides whether the police department should accept a free military-surplus High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle  (HMMWV), commonly [read more]
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