Category: Police

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 […]

Friday February 1st, 2013 in Police | No Comments »

Three Arrested in Armed Robberies

The Prince George’s County Police Department arrested three suspects in connection with an armed robbery in College Park. Yesterday, around 3:00 am, police officers responded to the 7400 block of Baltimore Avenue for an armed robbery in progress. Once on scene, police officers saw three suspects attempting to run away. Police officers caught all three […]

Monday January 28th, 2013 in Police | No Comments »

Missing Edgewood Rd Resident Found Unharmed

UPDATE: The Channel 9 is reporting that Peters has been found unharmed. The Prince George’s County Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding a critical missing person identified as 84 year-old Paul Elmer Peters. He was last seen on January 7, 2013, at 5:00 pm leaving his home in the 5100 block of […]

Wednesday January 9th, 2013 in Police | No Comments »

Rethinking City’s Contract Police Program

The Council will discuss renewing an agreement with the Prince George’s Police on City’s contract police program on next Wednesday’s Council worksession. Before I talk about the future direction of the contract police program, here is a brief background of the program that staff has prepared for us. The City began its current contract police […]

Monday December 31st, 2012 in Police, Public Safety | 1 Comment »

The Shock and Worry after Friday’s Incident

Last Friday’s pipe bomb incident may be over, but it has sent a shock and worry to many in the neighborhood. Families with small children live on several houses next the site of the incident. I met a resident living very close to the house where the explosive device was found. For good reason, he […]

Monday December 24th, 2012 in Police, Public Safety | No Comments »

Suspect Arrested in NCP Bomb Incident

In yesterday’s bomb incident, police made its first arrest. The NBC Washington is reporting that at 10:30 a.m., investigators executed a search warrant at a house in the 9000 block of Rhode Island Avenue near Blackfoot Place in College Park. According to the report, a resident of that home – 28-year-old John Frank Jenkins – […]

Saturday December 22nd, 2012 in Police, Public Safety | No Comments »

“Hazardous Device” Deactivated on Edgewood, Residents are Safe

In case you have noticed police / FBI activities at Edgewood / Rhode Island Avenue intersection, Here is what happened. I went to the scene and spoke with Police information officer Mark Brady. Police found a hazardous device at one of the houses near Rhode Island avenue corner. The device has been deactivated and the […]

Friday December 21st, 2012 in Police, Public Safety | No Comments »

Police Makes 37 Arrests in 3rd Prostitution Sting Operation

Thanks to our Police, who made 37 arrests in its 3rd one day sting operation against prostitution in College Park. The Washington Post reports. Several police officers rented 5 rooms in a motel on Route 1 in this operation. The Post writes- In the past five years or so, College Park has become a popular […]

Thursday December 20th, 2012 in Police, Public Safety | No Comments »

Community Police Dream Team Goes in Action, This Friday!

Come Out this Friday and see the College Park’s Community / Police (C.P.) dream team in action! In order to build a stronger bonds between the police and community, community teens will be playing basketball game with law enforcement officials When: Friday, December 7th, 2012, 7:30 pm Where: College Park Community Center, 5051 Pierce Avenue […]

Sunday December 2nd, 2012 in Community, Police | No Comments »

“Purple Ribbon” – A Symbol of Support for Victims of Domestic Violence

The Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office launched its “Purple Ribbon” initiative last week as a way of continuing to drive awareness around the crime of domestic violence and to remind victims that there is support and help available. The purple ribbon is a universal identifier of the fight against domestic violence, and has been adopted […]

Friday November 23rd, 2012 in Police | No Comments »

Police Arrests Suspect in Auto-theft Incidents

Thanks to our Police, who have apprehended one suspect in relation to a series of auto thefts that took place recently in our neighborhood. A video surveillance operation on Route 1 allowed the Police to make the arrest possible. The investigative division of the Prince George’s Police has been pursuing other possible suspects related to […]

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Friday October 19th, 2012 in Police | No Comments »