Public Safety


A 911 dispatcher will route your call to 311 (non-emergency number for city services) if call does not warrant an emergency.


Report Online City Services / 311

Report Requests online for City Services (i.e. broken street lights, illegal dumping, abandoned vehicles, etc.)

You can also download the DC311 App on your iPhone

Metropolitan Police Department
Contact Information for Bloomingdale

5th District or ā€œ5Dā€ | Police Service Area (PSA) 501

5th District Website

Sign up for the 5th District Listserv

1805 Bladensburg Road NE

Station Desk: (202) 698-0150

5D Watch Commander: (202) 347-4392


5D/PSA 501 Leadership

Cmdr. William Fitzgerald, 5th District Commander | (202) 698-0111


Capt. Regis Bryant, PSA 501 District Captain | (202) 698-0122


Lt. Carlos Mejia PSA 501 District Lieutenant | (202) 698-0276

Get Involved

5D Citizen Advisory Council Meeting

Every 4th Thursday @ 7:00pm

Fifth District Police Headquarters

1805 Bladensburg Road NE


Ms. Frances Penn, 5D CAC Chair (


Community Outreach Coordinator

Fayette Vaughn-Lee | (202) 497-0814

Public Safety Twitter

The following Twitter accounts are helpful to follow.

MPD: @DCPoliceDept


DC Office of Unified Communications:  @311DCgov

DC Dept. of Transportation:  @DCDDOT

DC Dept. of Public Works:  @DCDPW

DC Homeland Security & Emergency Management Agency:  @DC_HSEMA

DC Dept. of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs: @DCRA


DC Public Utility

Pepco Outages: @PepcoConnect (877) PEPCO-62

DC Water: @dcwater (202) 612-3400

Washington Gas:  For gas leaks call 911 or  (703) 750-1400