Special Olympics Maryland

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]

Police go to great heights for Special Olympics

September 1, 2011

BY BART LAWRENCE – Chief Douglas Holland of the Hyattsville Police Department (HPD) seems like an honest guy. So we have to believe him when he says, referring to the glazed pastry in his hand, “I think this is my first doughnut in five years.” Holland was outside a local Dunkin’ [read more]