Public Safety


Metropolitan Police Department 5th District

1805 Bladensburg Rd NE | 202-698-0111

Station Desk: 202-698-0150

Watch Commander: 202-327-4392


Citizen Online Reporting Tool – for certain property-related offenses

Join the Official MPD-5D Community Group

The 5D Community Outreach Coordinator serves as the liaison between the community and the police department: Officer Arnita Hamilton | 202-698-0188

Trinidad is in  Police Service Area (PSA) 506

Every resident lives in a Police Service Area (PSA), and every PSA has a team of police officers and officials assigned to it. Residents should get to know their PSA team members and learn how to work with them to fight crime and disorder in their neighborhoods District Roster

5D Citizens Advisory Council

The Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) is an advisory panel in each police district that provides the district commander with information and recommendations from the community on the public’s safety problems and police service needs. Regular CAC meetings in each district allow residents to meet and discuss police-related issues with the commander. The meetings also provide an opportunity for police officials to assess the impact of their crime-fighting efforts on the community.

Chair: Ms. Francis Penn
Phone: 202-832-7672
Meets fourth Thursday of the month, 7pm
5th District MPD Station, 1805 Bladensburg Rd. NE


Engine Company 10
1342 Florida Ave NE | 202-673-3210

Houses Engine 10, Medic 10 and Truck Company 13


Report a Crime & Crime Alerts

Call 911 or send a text to 50411 with location and nature of the crime — include “MPD 5D” or “5th District” in your message

Sign up for Alert DC — be alerted to emergencies, crime, traffic and/or school closings (you can customize your alerts)


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