Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation
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Rapid Deployment Unit

The Rapid Deployment Unit operates under Field Operations Section and provides support to the Maryland-National Capital Park Police by performing a variety of functions. These functions include preventing or suppressing criminal activity by conducting selective patrol enforcement in specialized areas of high criminal activity, responding to Critical/High Risk incidents, assisting with special event coverage and supplementing Patrol Services when needed. The Rapid Deployment Unit also provides support to Investigative Services with surveillance, warrant services and intelligence gathering.