polar bear plunge

PHOTOS: HCPD officers take a frigid dip for a good cause

January 29, 2018

By KRISSI HUMBARD — What better team-building exercise is there than to jump into freezing water together? Twelve Hyattsville City Police Department officers waded into freezing water to raise money for Maryland Special Olympics. The HCPD officers joined officers from nearly every police [read more]

Hollands raise more than $10,000 for polar bear plunge

January 23, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Updated at 12:58 p.m.  Hyattsville Police Chief Douglas Holland and his daughter Desiree have raised more than their pledged $10,000 for Special Olympics Maryland. This by participating in the Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge happening this weekend. Hyattsville City [read more]

Hyattsville police chief in police plunge

February 15, 2014

Photo courtesy Will Campos. County Councilman Will Campos (left) joined Hyattsville Police Chief Douglas Holland and dozens of other Maryland police officers in the chilly Chesapeake Bay for the Fourth Annual Police Plunge at Sandy Point State Park on January 24. Temps were so low that organizers [read more]