Police Department

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The mission of the Forest Heights Police Department (FHPD) is to service our community under a decree of honor, integrity and personal courage.

The members of this organization provide professional police services as members of the community and exhibit unwavering duty to the safety of our public and the confidence of the residents and visitors of Forest Heights and Prince George's County.


The Police Department is responsible for the enforcement of local, state and federal laws, the prevention of crime, the response to police service requests and overall public safety within the corporate limits and its surrounding area.

Our Sworn Duty

Our sworn and civilian staffs provide a variety of services to the members of our community and the surrounding area to promote public safety, information sharing and community development.

We achieve this through an integrated approach that involves the combined efforts of public works, health and welfare, beautification, community awareness and law enforcement. Our success is contingent on community involvement.

Police Officer Recruitment

For job opportunities as a sworn police officer please complete the Police Job Application and mail the application to: 

Forest Heights Police Department
Attention: Police Officer Application Processing
5508 Arapahoe Drive
Forest Heights, MD 20745

Applications may also be emailed. Faxed applications will be rejected.

The application can be accessed using Microsoft Word of Acrobat Reader (PDF):

Thank you for your interest in employment with the FHPD.

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  1. Anthony Rease

    Chief of Police

  2. Police Department

    Physical Address
    5508 Arapahoe Drive
    Forest Heights, MD 20745

    Phone: 301-839-4040
    Fax: 301-839-1122
    Emergency: 911

    Monday through Friday
    8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.