City holds meeting on officer-involved shooting

October 14, 2019

By SOPHIE GORMAN ORIANI — The mood varied between somber, restless and angry as City of Hyattsville staff gathered with the broader community to discuss the death of Leonard Shand, who was shot by police on Sept. 26. The community meeting, which was held Oct. 1 at University Christian Church, was [read more]

HCPD unveils new Mobile Command Center at Anniversary Parade

May 17, 2019

By CAMILA VELLOSO — The Hyattsville City Police Department (HCPD) debuted its first-ever Mobile Communications and Command Vehicle at this year’s Anniversary Parade on April 27. The vehicle, also known as the mobile command center (MCC-1), is designed to operate as a “stand-alone mini police [read more]

Hyattsville’s 2020 vision comes into focus

April 22, 2019

By BEN SIMASEK — For the first time in nine years, Hyattsville has proposed a balanced budget. In fiscal year (FY) 2020, the city’s total projected revenues of $20.726 million cover $20.724 million in proposed spending. Beyond tapping into revenues collected through taxes and fees, city staff [read more]

City crime continues downward trend

February 17, 2019

By HEATHER WRIGHT —Hyattsville rang in the new year with a shooting near Hyattsville Middle School. On Jan. 2, Hyattsville City Police Department (HCPD) officers responded to a call about gunshots in the vicinity of 4200 Nicholson Street. HCPD reported that two people armed with semi-automatic [read more]

We say goodbye, and we say hello, hello, hello

January 10, 2019

By HEATHER WRIGHT — As 2018 ebbs away, we take this opportunity to look across the expanse of the receding year, reflecting on what we as a community lost and what we gained. Goodbye In 2018, we said goodbye to a number of people who served the City of Hyattsville long and well. In July, two [read more]

PHOTOS: Shop with a Cop 2018

December 19, 2018

By KRISSI HUMBARD — The weather outside may have been frightful, but the scene Saturday inside Target and Mall at Prince George’s was delightful. Police officers from local law enforcement agencies took local children shopping for Christmas gifts during the Hyattsville City Police [read more]
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