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Posted on: December 11, 2019

2019 County Executive End of Year Report

County Executive Angela Alsobrooks and the National Harbor

Read about what has been accomplished in the county in our first year. Also find out what will be our Proud Priorities for the next several years.

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

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Happy Holidays

While we will be closed for the holidays (except public safety agencies), we wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas.

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

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Pet Parenting Classes

Have a dog, cat, or other pet? Join us on December 21 to learn what it takes to be a responsible owner to your 4-legged friend. Registration is free.

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Prince George’s County is Proud to Support National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Department of Family Services to Host October 10th Career Fair for Disability Community.

Camp Springs, MD - Held each October, National Disability Employment Month (NDEAM) aims to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities.  This year's theme, &quo...

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Family Services News
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Free Caregivers Conference Set for September 25th

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release:September 11, 2019For More Information:Jermoni DowdPublic Information OfficerPrince George’s CountyDepartment of Family Services301-265-8490jkdowd@co.pg.md.us

Free Caregivers Conference Set for September 25th

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Family Services News
Posted on: June 11, 2019

The Father’s Day Pledge Initiative Set for June 14th

Free Event to Highlight the Unified Vision of a Community Free of Domestic Violence, Led by Men.

Camp Springs, MD- On Friday, June 14, 2019, the Prince George’s County Department of Family Services, Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Division is sponsoring a FREE Father’s Day Pledge Initiative at the Sanctuary at Kingdom Square...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

MOMENTUM Conference Set for March 23rd

Department of Family Services to Host Free Conference for Men and Boys to Promote Healthy Relationships and Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence

Camp Springs, MD –  The Prince George’s County, Department of Family Services, Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Division will host a FREE a conference entitled MOMENTUM: Men Making our Relationships Excellent at Camelot...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Prince George’s County Launches Senior Resource Guide

2019 Prince Georges Senior Resource Guide - Cover

County Partners with Prince George’s Provider Network to Produce a Comprehensive Directory of Local Agencies, Business and Non-Profit Organizations Dedicated to Serving Older Adults.

Camp Springs, MD – In an effort to expand and create a more comprehensive resource directory of information and referral services for older adults and individuals with disabilities, the Prince George’s County, Department of Family Serv...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Health Department Receives Grant to Expand Services for At-Risk Youth

Four million dollar grant focuses on 16- to 24-year-olds; homeless and LGBTQ youth

LARGO, MD – The U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration awarded the Prince George’s County Health Department a four-year, $4 million dollar gra...

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Health News
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Free Community Health Screenings Event Commemorates National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

LARGO, MD – As part of its ongoing effort to help educate the African-American community about the importance of knowing their HIV status, and to commemorate the 2019 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day,

the Prince George's County Health Department is participating in a free HIV testing event for the community on Tuesday, February 12th at Prince George’s Community College (PGCC).

The event, Black Health Empowerment Day, is at PGCC’s Hea...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Announcement: Petition for Election of Labor Organization

On October 1, 2019, the Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM) received a petition from the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 67, pursuant to the Prince George’s County Labor Code, Section 13A-10...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Murderer Faces Life in Prison for Shooting an Unarmed Man 11 Times

Burner phone and surveillance footage lead to guilty verdict

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – After four hours of deliberation, a jury yesterday returned a guilty verdict against Darius “Dirty” Wilson, of Waldorf, for the first degree murder of 23-year-old Rondell Foo and use of a firearm in the c...

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State's Attorney News
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Shooter Receives Five Consecutive Life Sentences Plus 115 Years in Quadruple Murder Case

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Today, twenty-eight-year-old Lawrence Rogers, Jr. of Capitol Heights was sentenced to serve five consecutive life sentences, four of which are without the possibility of parole for killing four people and the attemp...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

MAN GETS 50 YEARS FOR MURDER OF 24 YEAR OLD FATHER IN BROAD DAYLIGHT

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Today, after pleading guilty to first degree murder and use of a handgun during a crime of violence, Franklin Scott, 29, received a total sentence of life, suspending all but 50 years, in prison for the murder of Lamont Adair, 27, in ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

RAPIST GETS 20 YEARS IN PRISON AFTER PLEADING GUILTY

Ex-boyfriend rapes woman with minor child in vehicle

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – This week, a Prince George’s County Circuit Court Judge handed down an above-the-guidelines sentence to Daniel Hardie of 20 years active prison time for raping his ex-girlfriend, announced State’s Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy.

Just prior...

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State's Attorney News
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Bowie Police Officer Indicted For Misconduct in Office

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy announced today that Lieutenant Ernest Stanley, a Bowie City police officer, has been indicted for misconduct in office.

"Police officers are sworn to operate with th...

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State's Attorney News
Posted on: October 31, 2019

Ex-Boyfriend Faces Life in Prison for Shooting and Attempting to Kill Mother of His Children

One Man, One Trial, Guilty on Two Separate Domestic Violence Incidents

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – After just two hours of deliberation, a jury returned a guilty verdict on first degree attempted murder, first degree assault and weapon related charges against Steven Branch, of Washington, D.C. The convictions stem from two...

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State's Attorney News
Posted on: October 25, 2019

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY POLICE OFFICER SENTENCED TO SIX MONTHS IN JAIL FOR SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT

Officer punches man repeatedly in the face while handcuffed

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County Corporal Stephen Downey today was sentenced to five years, suspending all but six months, in jail for assaulting a citizen who was while handcuffed behind his back.

On August 8, 2019, Downey, 32, was fou...

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State's Attorney News
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Woman Pleads Guilty in Route 301 Crash that Killed Six, Including Children

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – During a court hearing 33-year old Dominique Taylor pled guilty to 6 counts of motor vehicle manslaughter. She now faces up to 30 years in prison, according State’s Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy.

In February 2019, Taylor was driv...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

THOMAS HAWKS SENTENCED TO 22 YEARS IN PRISON FOR MOTOR VEHICLE MANSLAUGHTER

Drunk Driver Kills Three Young Children, Severely Injures Parents

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County Circuit Judge Jared McCarthy sentenced Thomas Hawks to 36, suspend all but 22 years, in prison for causing the deaths of three young children and severely injuring their parents, announced State’s Attorney Aisha...

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State's Attorney News
Posted on: September 11, 2019

STATE’S ATTORNEY AISHA BRAVEBOY DELIVERS FIRST STATE OF JUSTICE ADDRESS IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Before a crowd of over 500 residents, business owners, community leaders and elected officials, Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy delivered the first-ever State of Justice address.

“In January when I was sworn i...

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