Go To Search
Town AdministrationTown ServicesOur CommunityBusinessesVisitors
I Want To
Click to Home

Police Department
Using This Section
Our pages are useful as a tool for our community, and we hope that you will visit them regularly for updates and information. The column to the left holds links to other aspects of the police department of Forest Heights. Please click on any of them to access these specific topics. We thank you for visiting!


The mission of the Forest Heights Police Department 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
Attn: 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.

Contact Us
Impala cruiser with lights on
Chief of Police

5508 Arapahoe Drive
Forest Heights, MD  20745

Ph: 301-839-4040
Fx: 301-839-1122
Emergency: 9-1-1

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.