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Hyattsville Division I


Hyattsville Division 1 Beat Map (PDF)

 Commander: Major James S. Keleti
 Assistant Commander: Captain Gilbert O. Bowling

Division 1 is located in the northwestern region of the County and bordered to the southwest by Washington, DC and to the northwest by Montgomery County.

Division 1 communities include:

  • Berwyn Heights
  • Bladensburg
  • Brentwood
  • Cheverly
  • College Park
  • Colmar Manor
  • Cottage City
  • Edmonston
  • Greenbelt
  • Hyattsville
  • Mount Rainier
  • New Carrollton
  • North Brentwood
  • Riverdale Park
  • University Park

All residents of Division 1 are encouraged to participate in meetings held to discuss public safety issues with the community such as the below.

Community Oriented Policing Services - COPS 

Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) is a U.S. Department of Justice program designed to facilitate building trust and mutual respect between police and the communities that they serve. Through COPS initiatives officers are integrated into the community’s day-to-day on-goings by attending community meetings, county neighborhood initiatives, working with community members and other stakeholders. Together we work to resolve issues that affect the quality of life in the community. COPS collaborative efforts seek to resolve activities that impede safety, address community concerns, and implement solutions using various county resources.

Connect with your community’s COPS Office by contacting:

Hyattsville Division I

Front Desk: 301- 699 - 2630


Community Meetings

Citizen Advisory Council (CAC)

The Commander of each Division nominates citizens from each Sector of their Division to serve on the Citizen Advisory Council (CAC). Citizens nominated must have a previously established interest and/or have been involved in police-community relations programs. All nominations will be evaluated and approved by the Chief of Police.

CAC members meet with Division  Commanders, their staff, and crime prevention personnel to discuss emerging problems within the community, proposed crime reduction solutions, and community initiatives.

Meeting Date, Time, and Location:
4th Wednesday of the Month* at 6:30 PM
Division 1 Station
5000 Rhode Island Avenue
Hyattsville, Maryland 20782

*Note:This CAC does not meet in November and December.

Coffee Club

Coffee Club meetings are open to everyone. Community members are encouraged to attend and ask questions that inform officers about community-related issues. This is an excellent opportunity for participants to meet and collaborate with neighbors and officers in the combat to crime.

Meeting Date, Time, and Location:
Wednesday of each Month* at 9 AM
Jason's Deli
7356 Baltimore Avenue
 College Park, Maryland 20740

*During the months of June, July and August this Coffee Club meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month