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Chief of Police & Mission Statement


On behalf of the men and women of the Riverdale Park Police Department, I thank you for your interest in our agency.  Our department is a full-service law enforcement agency committed to working with the community and the Town of Riverdale Park government to ensure that our town is safe, clean, and beautiful. We pledge to provide you top-notch service while maintaining respect for individual rights and human dignity. Through a community-policing/problem-oriented-policing approach, we hope to work with each member of the community to prevent and abate crime, to deliver exceptional service, and to improve the quality of life throughout the Town of Riverdale Park.
Acting Chief Robert Turner 

Riverdale Park Police Department
5004 Queensbury Road
Riverdale Park, MD 20737
Phone: (301) 927-4343
Fax: (301) 927-0705

Mission Statement
Service, Honor, Integrity, Professionalism
These principles represent the intrinsic values in which we believe, live, lead, and serve. The Riverdale Park Police Department is committed to safeguarding the lives and property of the people we serve, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to enhance public safety while working with the community to improve the quality of life through a community oriented/problem solving approach. Our mandate is to do so with service, honor, integrity and professionalism, while at all times maintaining the highest ethical standards to preserve public confidence.

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