Hyattsville Police Department

UPDATE: Police ID body found near Editor’s Park Drive

August 3, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — At approximately 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, officers from the Prince George’s County Police Department and Hyattsville City Police Department (CPD) responded to a citizen’s report of a body in a grassy area between the 3300 block of East West Highway and the [read more]

Residents participate in active shooting preparedness training

July 24, 2016

BY BEN SIMASEK — In Hyattsville, like in many other communities around the world, our hearts ache for the victims of violent tragedies in Orlando, San Bernardino, Charleston, Newtown, and far too many other places to name. The best response that we can have as a community is one of solidarity, [read more]

A word from the mayor on the state of HCPD

July 17, 2016

BY CANDACE HOLLINGSWORTH — “For you, and for any dear to you, I would do anything. If my career were of that better kind that there was any opportunity or capacity of sacrifice in it, I would embrace any sacrifice for you and for those dear to you. Try to hold me in your mind, at some quiet [read more]

PHOTOS: Virtual tour of the police station

September 15, 2014

The Hyattsville Police Department is held an open house September 12 in conjunction with the final Outback Steakhouse Summer Jam of the season.  Residents could take a tour of the police station, try out a fire arms simulation machine, take a look at some of the technology used by the police [read more]

Hyattsville Police open house, summer jam Friday

September 11, 2014

The Hyattsville Police Department is holding an open house Friday, September 12 in conjunction with the final Outback Steakhouse Summer Jam of the season.  Summer jam takes place from 6:30pm until 8:30pm at the City Building at 4310 Gallatin Street. Among the list of open house activities are [read more]

Hyattsville reflects on Ferguson events

September 2, 2014

In the wake of the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, the City of Hyattsville is working locally to address possible shortcomings. “Hyattsville residents–like everyone around the country–have been watching the situation in Ferguson unfold and wondering could this happen here?  [read more]

Electronic fingerprinting for Hyattsville

August 11, 2014

At the August 4 meeting of the Hyattsville City Council, the council approved the purchase of an electronic fingerprinting system, which is expected to transform how Hyattsville Police do business. In a memo from Alana Andrews, an evidence technician, Hyattsville currently processes criminal [read more]

Council approves new city vehicles

July 23, 2014

At its July 21 meeting, the Hyattsville City Council approved funding for several different types of city vehicles. Parking compliance vehicle The Council approved the purchase of a 2014 Polaris Neighborhood Electric Vehicle for a total purchase price of $14,800. The existing vehicle was totaled in [read more]

City weighs Humvee acquisition

January 14, 2014

City can get one for free, but some councilmembers wonder:  At what cost? Humvee or no humvee? That is the question facing the Hyattsville City Council as it decides whether the police department should accept a free military-surplus High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle  (HMMWV), commonly [read more]

Forum on gun violence draws crowds

June 8, 2013

A crowd of more than 80 people gathered at Busboys and Poets on May 22 for a Community Forum on Gun Violence sponsored by the Anabaptist Peace Center.  The first panelist, Hyattsville Police Chief Douglas Holland, began the evening by asking the audience to estimate the number of gun homicides in [read more]
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