Douglas Holland

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]

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]

My Two Cents: A too-speedy passage of speed camera legislation?

April 10, 2011

BY MARY THORNTON — On March 7, the Hyattsville City Council passed Ordinance 2011-01 giving the city the authority to establish an Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) Program in Hyattsville. Or  in layman’s terms, to install speed cameras in newly established “school zones” throughout our [read more]
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