Media inquiries should be directed to the City's Public Information Office email at Media inquiries for the Hyattsville Police Department should be directed to

The City uses multiple methods to inform residents about governance, operations, events and activities. They include the following:

Email and Text Updates

Sign up here  or text HVL to (888) 570-3625 to receive regular email and text message updates about City news and events. You can update your subscriber preferences here.

Emergency Safety Alerts

The City of Hyattsville uses Nixle to send emergency email and/or text alerts to residents concerning safety and road conditions. Sign up here or text your zip code to to 888-777.

Senior Newsletter

To learn about upcoming Senior and Disability programs, please visit the City Calendar or contact the City's senior services staff at or (301) 985-5000 to be added to our mailing list.  

Social Media

The City has a social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Informational updates, photos and more are posted regularly.

The Hyattsville City Police Department also has a presence on Facebook and Twitter. The HCPD Facility Dog, Nola, has an Instagram handle at k9nola_hcpd.

Social Media Terms of Service: 
The sole purpose of these pages is the dissemination of information to the public. They are not an open forum for public comment. Therefore, although members of the public may be permitted by the site's design to post comments, the City of Hyattsville reserves the right to delete any comments, including those that contain profanity, sexual content or links to sexual content, discriminatory comments made on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, marital status, or national orientation, solicitations, promote illegal activities, threaten the safety of others or the public, and those not related to the initial posting. Posts and comments are public and subject to disclosure.

City social media sites are not monitored 24/7.

Read the City's Social Media Policy and Terms of Service.

The Hyattsville Reporter

The City's official newsletter is printed in English and Spanish and mailed to residences within City limits twice per month - once as a standalone publication (arriving the first week of the month) and once as the center pages of the Hyattsville Life and Times newspaper (arriving mid-month). The Hyattsville Life and Times is a nonprofit newspaper published independently, and the City purchases these pages as advertising space. 

Read the latest Reporter - February 2024

IIf you live in City limits and do not receive the Hyattsville Reporter, please contact

Hyattsville City Television

The City broadcasts City Council meetings, informational videos, and City updates on our cable station. For Verizon subscribers, the station airs on channel 12, and for Comcast subscribers on channel 71. The station can also be streamed live, and Council meetings can be viewed on demand

Our collection of original videos covering City events, programs and life in the City can be seen on our Youtube Page.

Visit the City's Video page for more information about our video productions.

The official website of the City is the best place to find the most City information.

The website can be translated into many languages using the Google translate button on the lower left side of the page!

  1. Laura Reams

    Director of Communications and Legislative Service

  2. Cindy Zork

    Communications Manager, Public Information Officer

  3. Brayan Perez (Hablo español)

    Communications & Outreach Supervisor

  4. Jonathan Alexander

    Cable Operations Supervisor

  5. Matt Carl

    Video Coordinator

  6. Danna Matheus (Hablo Español)

    Bilingual Communications Specialist

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