Prince George's County Police Department
An Accredited Agency

Chief of Police

(Contact: Mary Osbourn)
(301) 772-4740
Fax: (301) 772-4788
7600 Barlowe Road
Palmer Park, MD 20785


Mission Statement
o work in partnership with the citizens of Prince George’s County toward providing a safe environment and enhancing the quality of life consistent with the values of our community. To accomplish our mission we will adhere to the values of Professionalism, Integrity, Responsiveness, Sensitivity, Respect, and Openness.

The Prince George's County Police Department is the primary law enforcement agency in the County. In accordance with the Prince George's County Code (Section 18-135), the goals of the Department are to contribute to a high quality of life by maintaining a peaceful and orderly community, by protecting the lives and property of its citizens, by reducing the opportunity for individuals to commit criminals acts, and by efficiently and effectively investigating and apprehending persons suspected of committing criminal acts.

Value Statements

Professionalism - We are committed to providing professional law enforcement services by highly trained personnel accountable to our community.

Integrity - We are committed to demonstrating and maintaining the highest ethical standards both personally and organizationally.

Responsiveness - We are committed to providing competent and effective delivery of service in response to community concerns.

Sensitivity - We are committed to providing services in a manner sensitive to our diverse and multicultural communities.

Respect - We are committed to providing courteous police service with respect for the rights and dignity of all people we serve.

Openness - We are committed to a shared and open relationship of involvement with all segments of our community.

The Chief of Police is the commanding officer of the Department, appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council. The Chief is responsible for planning, directing organizing, coordinating, training, and staffing all activities of the Department. The Police Chief also coordinates relations with citizens, County agencies, and other local, State, and Federal agencies.



The Prince George's County Police Department is actively seeking qualified applicants for a career in law enforcement. Interested persons may contact the Police Personnel Division- Recruiting Section at (301) 699-2919 in order to obtain an application. Once completed, the application may be sent by "fax" to (301) 883-6468, or by US Mail.
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Each police district in Prince George's County is commanded by a District Commander and Assistant District Commander. For questions and for more information relating to a particular district you may contact the appropriate District Commander directly at the following locations:

District I Station, 5000 Rhode Island Ave. Hyattsville, Md. 20780 Phone Number: (301) 699-2626
Major T. Chambers, District Commander
Captain N. Valltos, Assistant District Commander

District II Station, 601 Crain Highway Bowie, Md. 20721
Phone Number: (301) 390-2100
Major R. Welsh, District Commander
Captain D. Carter, Assistant District Commander

District III Station, 7600 Barlowe Rd. Palmer Park, Md. 20785
Phone Number: (301) 772-4920
Major C. Holly, District Commander
Captain G. Joy, Assistant District Commander

District IV Station, 7500 Livingston Rd. Oxon Hill, Md. 20745
Phone Number: (301) 567-4933
Major O. Barnes, District Commander
Captain W. Richards, Assistant District Commander

District V Station, 6707 Groveton Dr. Clinton, Md. 20735
Phone Number: (301) 856-3130
Major M. Wright, District Commander
Captain J. Robbs, Assistant District Commander

District VI Station, 4321 Sellman Rd. Beltsville, Md. 20704
Phone Number: (301) 937-0910
Major D. Fuller, District Commander
Captain J. Hunt, Assistant District Commander

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