The Prince George’s County Police Department, District 5 Police Station is located at 6707 Groveton Drive, Clinton, MD. The phone number for District 5 is 301-856-3130. District 5 serves the greater communities of Clinton, Marlton, Brandywine, Accokeek, Aquasco, Rosaryville, Croom, Eagle Harbor and parts of Camp Springs and Upper Marlboro. District 5 is the largest of all of the Districts in the county in terms of area. District 5 is over 171 square miles, which is over a quarter of the entire county. District 5 serves almost 77,000 residents and answers almost 75,000 calls for service annually.
The area of District 5 is divided into seven beats or boundaries. District 5 is known amongst the Police Department as Frank Sector. Please contact the District 5 Police Station if you would like to know which beat/boundary your home or business is located in. Every beat/boundary in Prince George’s County is staffed by a Patrol Officer as well as a Community Oriented Police Officer (COPS Officer). The COPS Officer is a liaison between the community and the Police Department. I encourage each of you to contact the District 5 Police Station to find out who YOUR COPS Officer is. In an emergency, always call 911. If your issue is not an emergency, the COPS officer is a contact and a conduit to get things done in your respective community.
Our mission here at District 5 is to bring you quality Police service that you can depend on during your time of need. District 5 is also an active member of the community we serve. Here at District 5 we have the District 5 Citizens’ Advisory Council (CAC). The CAC consists of citizens representing a cross-section of neighborhoods who work hand-in-hand with the Police on safety issues facing their communities. The objective of the CAC is to develop, maintain and enhance the Police/Community relationship. Anyone who is a resident or has a business in the District 5 area is welcome to attend. The meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month at the District 5 Police Station at 7 PM.
District 5 Police Officers are also active participants in the District 5 Coffee Club. The Coffee Club is a non-partisan public forum for all citizens, business owners, organizations and public officials who share the goal of working together to build a stronger, safer community. The Coffee Club is led by a concerned group of District 5 citizens. The Coffee Club meets every Wednesday at the Safeway in the Woodrow Crossing Shopping Center in Clinton. The Coffee Club meetings start at 9 AM. District 5 is also active and participates in the following initiatives: Community Advocates for Family and Youth (CAFY), Community Emergency Response Team (CERT of South County), Judicial Watch, Neighborhood Watch, Police Athletic League (PAL), Police Explorers, TRIAD/SALT (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) and Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS). To learn more about or join any of these programs listed, contact the Sergeant of the District 5 COPS Office at 301-856-3130.
We encourage everyone in the District 5 community to be a good neighbor and if you see suspicious/criminal activity to report it immediately. There are numerous ways to report that activity. In an emergency call 911. The non-emergency number for the Police Department is 301-352-1200. Reports can also be made anonymously. The phone number for Crime Solvers is 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). For a list of ways to follow the Prince George’s County Police Department on Social Media, just refer back to the Home Page.
The men and women of District 5 take great pride in bringing you Police service that is dependable and professional. We look forward to assisting you if needed and keeping your communities safe.