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Welcome to the Fifth District

Fifth Police District {Banner with Photo of Community}

I am honored to have been named commander of the Fifth Police District and I’m very excited to begin my work in this new position. Just before coming to the Fifth District, I was assigned to the Criminal Intelligence Division, where I oversaw the seven district detective units. During that time I had the opportunity to becoming familiar with the crime patterns in the Fifth District. I look forward to getting to know the community and collaborating with you to quickly address any concerns that may arise. I welcome community input and encourage you to contact me with any questions or concerns.

William FitzGerald, Commander

For information about the Fifth District, choose from the following:


Fifth District Station
1805 Bladensburg Road, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 698-0150
Fax: (202) 727-8453

Overview map of the Fifth Police District (Washington, DC)

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Stay in touch with your community and police leadership by joining the online community group for the Fifth District. Posts to the discussion are monitored by police leadership to provide accurate, timely responses to community questions. Residents are encouraged to ask questions and contribute suggestions to the discussion. DO NOT use the email group to report crime or emergencies. Call 911 or use the Citizen Online Reporting Tool for certain property-related offenses. Note that the discussion is governed by the Policy and Guidelines for Online Community Groups.