Bowie Police Department (Maryland)

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Bowie City Police Department
Abbreviation BPD
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Patch of the Bowie City Police Department
Agency overview
Formed 2006
Employees 65
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* City of Bowie in the state of Maryland, USA
Population 54,884 (2004)
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters Bowie, Maryland
Officers 54
Agency executive John Nesky, Chief Of Police
Headquarters 15901 Excalibur Road, Bowie, MD 20716
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

The Bowie City Police Department (BPD) is the primary law enforcement agency for Bowie, Maryland, servicing a population of 54,884 (2004 census estimate) in 16 square miles (41 km2) of the municipality.[1]


The City of Bowie Police Department was established on September 11, 2006 under the direction of then Police Chief Katherine Perez and Deputy Police Chief John K. Nesky. Currently the Bowie Police department is under the leadership of Police Chief John K. Nesky and Deputy Police Chief Dwayne Preston. The Bowie Police Department is located in Prince George’s County and is among the largest municipalities within the State of Maryland. As of today, the agency has a total of 65 sworn police officers. The Bowie Police Department also currently employs 21 civilian personnel. The City of Bowie Police Department covers approximately 18 square miles, protecting approximately 60,000 residents. The police department consists of several sections and divisions which include the following: patrol division, community services section, criminal investigations section, directed response team, canine unit, training section, administrative support section, records section, evidence processing section, and most recently added its own communications and dispatch division.[citation needed]


  1. ^ [1] Archived February 3, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.

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Coordinates: 38°57′39″N 76°44′28″W / 38.96088°N 76.741034°W / 38.96088; -76.741034