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PGPD Officers to 'Run the Beat' Monday in Riverdale

The event is part of Prince George's County's Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative.

From the Prince George's County Police Department:

In support of the countywide Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative, the Prince George’s County Police Department will be “running the beat” in Riverdale Monday morning. 

PGPD officers and other officials will participate in a run starting from the parking lot of . The purpose of the event is to engage the community and be a visible presence in the neighborhood.

The East Riverdale/Bladensburg area is one of six targeted by the initiative. Langley Park, Suitland/Coral Hills, Kentland/Palmer Park, Hillcrest Heights/Marlow Heights, and Glassmanor are also included.

Members of the community are encouraged to attend and participate.

  • Who: Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, Assistant Chief Kevin Davis and others members of the PGPD, and the PGPD Recruit Class
  • When: June 11, 2012, 7:30 a.m.
  • Where: William Wirt Middle School (parking lot), 62nd Place and Tuckerman Street, Riverdale, MD 20737
marty June 11, 2012 at 03:47 PM
It was great to see our County Executive and PGPD in our community this morning as part of the Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative. There is no better way to understand the needs and challenges of our neighborhoods than to get out there among the people. We've had so many empty promises of improving our community in the past. I am optomistic that Mr. Baker is sincere and will make it happen.

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