Public Safety Communications works in partnership with several agencies to provide superior public safety response to the citizens of Prince George’s County. Click here for a list of phone numbers to some of our public safety partners.
Links to the websites of some of our partner agencies are below.
Please do not call the non-emergency dispatch number, 301-352-1200, for general County information, to be transferred to or leave information for public safety personnel. The non-emergency dispatch number is to request the dispatch of public safety personnel to a non-emergency situation only. Prince George’s County 311 is an excellent resource for a wide variety of information or if you don’t know who else to call.
- There are twenty-seven municipalities within Prince George's County, the largest number of any Maryland County. Public Safety Communications answers and processes 9-1-1 calls for these municipal police departments. Berwyn Heights, Bowie,Capitol Heights, Cheverly, College Park, Colmar Manor, Cottage City, Eagle Harbor, Forest Heights, Edmonston, Fairmount Heights, Glenarden, Landover Hills, Morningside, New Carrollton, District Heights, Brentwood, Seat Pleasant, University Park, and Upper Marlboro.
- Prince George’s County Public Safety Communications answers 9-1-1 calls for municipal police departments that dispatch their own police units. When 9-1-1 calls are received requiring police response within one of these areas, the call taker will transfer the call to the appropriate the municipal police department dispatch center: Bladensburg, Greenbelt, Laurel, Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Riverdale Park.
- Please be patient during these transfer processes and be prepared to repeat information about your location, telephone number and a description of the emergency situation.
- Please contact your municipal police department directly to talk to or leave information for a municipal police officer. Do not call the non-emergency dispatch number to be transferred to a municipal police department.