Hyattsville Police Department

HCPD opening summer club for teens

June 13, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The Hyattsville Police Department is starting a new teen club for the summer. “Teens need somewhere safe and fun to go, and this is going to be the place,” said Sgt. Suzie Johnson. The Magruder Park Teen Club is open to teens ages 13-18 who live in Hyattsville and [read more]

City council votes to move forward with HCPD relocation

May 10, 2017

BY HEATHER SARVER MILLAN — The city council unanimously authorized one of the biggest, most expensive items in recent years at their meeting May 1. And it’s been six years in the making. The council authorized city staff to continue with the renovation of 3505 Hamilton Street, a city-owned [read more]

BREAKING NEWS: Suspect sought in bank robbery

September 16, 2016

On Sept. 10 at approximately 10 a.m., Hyattsville Police officers responded to the Capital One bank located at 6400 Belcrest Road, for a report of a bank robbery. The suspect entered the branch, produced a note and fled with bank funds. According to HCPD, the suspect was seen fleeing into the [read more]

Man found stabbed in West Hyattsville

September 13, 2016

On Sept. 12, at approximately 3:30 a.m., Hyattsville Police officers responded to the 5700 block of 30th Avenue after a resident called to report a person lying on the ground. Upon arrival, officers found a male victim lying in a driveway on 30th Avenue near Lancer Drive suffering from multiple [read more]

UPDATE: Police ID body found near Editor’s Park Drive

August 3, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — At approximately 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, officers from the Prince George’s County Police Department and Hyattsville City Police Department (CPD) responded to a citizen’s report of a body in a grassy area between the 3300 block of East West Highway and the [read more]

Residents participate in active shooting preparedness training

July 24, 2016

BY BEN SIMASEK — In Hyattsville, like in many other communities around the world, our hearts ache for the victims of violent tragedies in Orlando, San Bernardino, Charleston, Newtown, and far too many other places to name. The best response that we can have as a community is one of solidarity, [read more]

A word from the mayor on the state of HCPD

July 17, 2016

BY CANDACE HOLLINGSWORTH — “For you, and for any dear to you, I would do anything. If my career were of that better kind that there was any opportunity or capacity of sacrifice in it, I would embrace any sacrifice for you and for those dear to you. Try to hold me in your mind, at some quiet [read more]
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