Public Safety

Charles L. Owens
([email protected])

Chief of Police
4910 Tilden Road
Bladensburg, Maryland 20710

(301) 864-6080 (Business)
(301) 864-0400 (Emergency)

Web address:
Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (weekdays)

The Bladensburg Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality of police service for all the citizens within the town. The department maintains a high level of visibility in its patrols and aggressively pursues criminals while at the same time maintaining respect for individual rights and human dignity. The employees of the Police Department seek cooperation with the community in providing public safety while achieving its goals.

Mission Statement

The Bladensburg Police Department is dedicated to the protection and preservation of life and property, by the prevention, detection, investigation and reduction of crime in our community. The Bladensburg Police Department’s mission is to improve the quality of life of the citizens; by recognizing and understanding the needs of the community, working with the community to solve problems, maintaining peace and good order and apprehending criminals.

Our Values
Integrity, Respect, Excellence, Compassion, Accountability