Hyattsville Police Department

ALERT: City police warn residents of phone scam

May 31, 2018

The City of Hyattsville Police Department released an alert saying someone is “spoofing” the department’s non-emergency telephone number (301-985-5060). When you receive a call from the City of Hyattsville Police, the number that will show up on caller identification will be [read more]

News Brief: Skimmer discovered at 7-Eleven ATM

November 15, 2017

On Oct. 22, an off-duty police officer recognized that an ATM skimming device was affixed to the Citibank ATM at the 7-Eleven at 3737 Hamilton Street. Skimming devices are used by thieves to capture your personal identification once you place your credit card/bank card into the card slot. The [read more]

City police add electric car, motorcycle to fleet

October 18, 2017

BY HOLLY BREVIG — The Hyattsville City Police Department (HCPD) has added a Chevrolet Bolt electric car and a Zero electric motorcycle to its fleet. “Now, this is not a unique idea,” said HCPD Sgt. Hartnett. “There are police departments across the country that have taken in [read more]

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]
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