The first day of the new year featured more than just celebration for residents near Fairland Recreational Park in Burtonsville. Maryland-National Capital Park Police officers responded to a call of gunshots around 3:15pm on January 1. The officers were able to locate three adults firing weapons at makeshift targets.
The Maryland-National Capital Park Police are responsible for law enforcement within area parkland. They also regularly work alongside other local police agencies.
|Park Police officers are tasked with patrolling the areas parkland, like this park in Montgomery County, MD.