Prince George’s County Police Department

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]

PGPD: Two suspects arrested in connection to July homicide

December 16, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Two suspects have been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing in Hyattsville in July. The Prince George’s County Police Department Homicide Unit announced the arrests.  Kevin Alexus Hernandez-Guevara The suspects are 20-year-old Kevin Alexus Hernandez-Guevara, of [read more]

BREAKING NEWS: Shooting at Shoppers on Chillum Road

November 28, 2016

By Lindsay Myers — Prince George’s County Police Department (PGPD) is investigating a 5:10 a.m. Monday morning shooting at Shoppers grocery store on the 2400 block of Chillum Road. The shooter is suspected to be a male employee of the store. He took aim at the store front window, [read more]

PGPD says parenting is key to reducing gang activity in city

August 15, 2016

BY LINDSAY MYERS — Detective Scott Ratty of the Hyattsville City Police Department (CPD) and Detective George Norris of the Prince George’s County Police Department (PGPD) presented on gang activity in Hyattsville at the Police and Public Safety Committee meeting Aug. 3. The presentation, [read more]

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]

PHOTOS: “Mourning Bird” honors fallen police officers

August 20, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Situated on a pedestal and dressed akin to the officers he honors with a Maryland state flag at his feet, the statue Mourning Bird was unveiled on Aug. 4. It is a place where local officers and the public can pay remembrance to officers killed in the line of duty, according [read more]
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