The Greenbelt Police Department (GPD) is the primary law enforcment agency servicing a population of 21,972[1] within 6.5 square miles of the city of Greenbelt.[2]


The GPD is a nationally accredited law enforcement agency. The current chief of police is James Craze. The GPD has an authorized strength of over 70 officers and is divided into three sections:[3] [4]

  • Patrol Division- has sworn 31 officers and is divided within the following:
    • Communications
    • Bike Unit
    • Honor Guard
    • Traffic
    • Crash Reconstruction
  • Special Operations- was created in July 1987 with a (then) Tactical Unit and has grown to include the following:
    • Emergency Response Unit (SWAT)
    • K-9
    • Criminal Investigation
    • Evidence Unit (fingerprinting)
    • Narcotics Task Force
    • School Resource (SRO)
    • Media Relations
  • Administrative Services

Contact Information

550 Crescent Road
MD 20770
Phone: (301) 474-7200

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