Category: Police

Man Gets Prison for Pipe Bomb and Drug Incident in Hollywood

The man who terrorized Hollywood neighborhood by pipe bombs back in 2012 got a 121 month prison sentence, according to this ABC7 report. John Frank Jenkins has been sentenced to prison for his role in a drug operation selling oxycodone, and for building two pipe bombs that he planned to use to try and blow up […]

Monday September 22nd, 2014 in Police, Public Safety | No Comments »

Police Asks Help to Identify Two Robbery Suspects

The Prince Georges County Police is attempting to locate Dixon, Dominic 07/12/1990 (pictured above) in connection to a breaking and entering that occurred in College Park. The incident occurred at 9002 50th Pl on 08/29/2014 at 1340 Hrs. Mr. Dixon is known to frequent the Budget Inn 5043 Branchville Rd. If you have any information […]

Saturday September 6th, 2014 in Police | No Comments »

Free Watch Program to Prevent Car Theft

College Park and the surrounding area have seen a rise in crime incidents involving vehicle theft in recent months. While we should everything possible to secure our vehicles and prevent damage and thefts, more can be done to reduce such crime our area. In case you didn’t know, there is a FREE program to prevent […]

Tuesday August 26th, 2014 in Police | No Comments »

Top 5 Reasons to Attend Today’s National Night Out

More than 16,000 communities across the country will host National Night Out events on Tuesday, Aug. 5, hoping to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and to send a message to criminals letting them know that their neighborhoods are organized and are fighting back. In north College Park, National Night Out […]

Town Hall Meeting on Public Safety

The Prince George’s County Council will host “Building On Our Successes: Making Prince George’s County an Even Safer Community,” a Town Hall Meeting focusing on public safety in Prince George’s County, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 7:00 p.m. The Town Hall Meeting will be held in the Council Hearing Room, First Floor, County Administration Building, 14741 Governor […]

Thursday June 26th, 2014 in Announcements, Police, Public Safety | No Comments »

Walk and Talk with Police – June 27, 2014

Please join us for a Walk and Talk meeting with our police on June 27 at 6:30pm. Please see below for details and spread the word.

Sunday June 15th, 2014 in Police | No Comments »

Arrest Made in Last week’s Homicide

We got a word from our police informing us that an arrest was made last night for the homicide that occurred in north College Park earlier this week at Ramada motel. The individual has admitted involvement in the homicide and is currently in jail. The arrest was made by the County’s Homicide unit. Police told […]

Friday June 6th, 2014 in Police, Public Safety | No Comments »

Police Seeks Help in Robbery Incident at Mundo Latino Market

Yesterday, at approximately 1335 hours, a commercial armed robbery happened at the Mundo Latino Market, which is located at 5000 Edgewood Road. The Prince George’s County Police Department is working to identify the suspect shown in the above surveillance photographs. Anyone with information that may assist in this investigation is asked to call CRIME SOLVERS […]

Thursday May 22nd, 2014 in Police | 1 Comment »

Is College Park Ready for Its Own Police Force?

The members of North College Park Civic Association will discuss City’s Public Safety / Police issue  at tomorrow’s monthly meeting. In preparation of this meeting, I looked at the 2007 College Park Police Study report and tried to see if the changes in some of the key information in the report make the case for […]

Wednesday May 7th, 2014 in Police, Public Safety | 2 Comments »

Police Asks Help in Dunkin Donuts Robbery

The Prince George’s County Police Department is working to identify the suspect shown in the above surveillance photographs. On April 30, 2014 at approximately 12:21 PM, the Suspect shown above committed a commercial armed robbery of the Dunkin Donuts located at 9701 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, MD 20740. Anyone with information that may assist in […]

Tuesday May 6th, 2014 in Police | No Comments »

Columbia Mall Shooting Victim, Shooter Lived in College Park

More information is coming about yesterday’s Columbia Mall shooting incident. The Police is saying that the shooter and one of the victims lived here in north College Park. The Police is still trying to find the motive of the shooting and the connection between the shooter and the victim. The ATF came to the house […]

Sunday January 26th, 2014 in Police | No Comments »

District 1 Gets a New Police Commander

After serving two years, the Prince George’s Police District 1 commander Robert Brewer has recently transferred to a new assignment. Major Daniel Weishaar will be the Commander of District I. Previously her served District 6, which covers Belstville. He is more than familiar with the issue and our communities that he will serve. Over the […]

Thursday January 16th, 2014 in Police | No Comments »

What You Need to Know about City’s Contract Police Program

At last Tuesday’s NCPCA meeting , there were some questions about our Contract Police program and its relationship with other Police programs we have in the City, such as Prince George’s Police and the University of Maryland Police. Please see below a response from City’s Public Service Director Bob Ryan on these questions. If you […]

Saturday June 15th, 2013 in Police, Public Safety | No Comments »

2 Students Shot Dead in West College Park

Police is saying a University of Maryland student shot two housemates, one fatally, in an off-campus residence and then killed himself. The shooting happened at around 1 a.m. Tuesday in the 8700 block of 36th Avenue in Crystal Spring, College Park. Police did not release the names of any of the students involved in the […]

Tuesday February 12th, 2013 in Police | No Comments »

Police-Residents “Dream Team” Goes in Action, Tonight

Come out and see the C.P. (Community / Police) Dream Team in action tonight at the College Park Community Center. The team will play basketball together to show the community relations between law enforcement agencies and the local residents. The team’s slogan says: “Together, we are an Unstoppable Force – for Good!”. The game will […]

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