News Flash

Parks & Recreation News Releases

Posted on: October 13, 2022

Help M-NCPPC Shatter the Silence: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 13, 2022

Media Contact: Angel Waldron, 301-446-3311

Program Contact: Lt. LaKeisha Robinson, 240-695-0495



Help M-NCPPC Shatter the Silence: Domestic Violence Awareness Month


Riverdale, MD – This October, Maryland-National Capital Park Police goes ‘purple’ for Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Park Police, Prince George’s County Division, is recognizing DVAM with a “Shatter the Silence” event. On October 29, a 5K Run/Walk will take place at Watkins Regional Park in Upper Marlboro. 

WHAT: "Shatter the Silence" on Domestic Violence 5K

WHEN: Saturday, October 29, 2022, Registration opens 7:30 a.m. The walk/race starts at 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Watkins Regional Park, 301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

COST: FREE, registration required here.


About the Park Police

The Maryland-National Capital Park Police, Prince George's County Division consists of 133 authorized sworn personnel, 33 civilian employees, and approximately 40 volunteers. Title 17, Subtitle 3, Land Use Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland provides the authority to enforce Maryland laws and local ordinances, as well as the rules and regulations specific to the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC). Learn more at


About the Department

The Department of Parks and Recreation delivers an award-winning park system through progressive, innovative leadership and a commitment to the community and the environment in Prince George’s County. For more on the Department of Parks and Recreation, visit and stay connected on FacebookTwitter, FlickrYouTube, and Instagram. The M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities in all programs and services.


Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Parks & Recreation News Releases

Reopening of Tucker Road Ice Rink

Posted on: August 30, 2021

Dino-Sized Ambitions

Posted on: December 21, 2018

Frightening Fall Festivities

Posted on: October 1, 2018

37th Annual Kinderfest: A Family Tradition

Posted on: September 20, 2018

Hispanic Heritage Festival --- CANCELED

Posted on: September 5, 2018

Are You Up for the Patuxent Challenge?

Posted on: August 20, 2018

Kinderfest 2017: Bigger and Better

Posted on: September 28, 2017