Friday, July 28, 2017

Hazardous Weather - Flash Flood Watch

The National Weather Service has issued as Hazardous Weather Outlook for the area and a Flash Flood Watch is in effect through Saturday afternoon. The Mount Rainier Department of Public Works has been preparing for the storm. The State of Maryland is monitoring the conditions with the national Weather Service and we do not currently anticipate initiating emergency operations.

To report fallen trees or flooding, please contact Mount Rainier Public Works Maintenance Supervisor, Leroy Sammy, at 240-508-0679.

To report clogged storm drain inlets please call Prince George’s County Information Center  by dialing 311.

In case of emergency please call 911. To contact the police for a non-emergency, call 301-985-6565.

WSSC emergency: 301-206-4002
WSSC customer service: 301-206-8000
Washington Gas: 703-750-1000
PEPCO Live Wire: 202-872-3432
PEPCO customer service: 877-737-2662

If you have any questions, please contact City Manager, Miranda Braatz at 240-432-8672 or

Thursday, July 13, 2017

65 Law Enforcement Line-of-Duty Deaths in First Half of 2017

According to preliminary data compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, as of June 30, 2017, 65 federal, state, and local law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty this year, increasing 30 percent over the 50 officers killed during the same period last year.

Friday, July 07, 2017

Francis Carryout Armed Robbery

Two armed men robbed employees of the Francis Carryout in the early morning hours of July 7th. If you can identify one or both suspects or have any other information please call MRPD at 301-985-6565.