Your Safety

Metropolitan Police Department
Contact Information for Eckington

1805 Bladensburg Road NE
Station Desk: (202) 698-0150
5D Watch Commander: (202) 347-4392

5th District or “5D” | Police Service Area (PSA) 501
5th District Website
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5D/PSA 501 Leadership

Cmdr. Dierdre Porter, 5th District Commander
dierdre.porter@dc.gov | (202) 698-0111

Capt. Philip Lanciano, PSA 501 District Captain
philip.lanciano@dc.gov | (202) 698-0118

Lt. Timothy Haselden PSA 501 District Lieutenant
timothy.haselden@dc.gov | (202) 698-0276


Get Involved

5D Citizen Advisory Council Meeting
Every 4th Thursday @ 7:00pm
Fifth District Police Headquarters
1805 Bladensburg Road NE

5D CAC Chair
Ms. Frances Penn,
fspenn@yahoo.com

Community Outreach Coordinator
Fayette Vaughn-Lee
fayette.vaughn-lee@dc.gov | (202) 497-0814


Public Safety Twitter

The following Twitter accounts are helpful to follow.

MPD: @DCPoliceDept
DC Fire & EMS: @DCFIREEMS
DC Office of Unified Communications:  @311DCgov
DC Dept. of Transportation:  @DCDDOT
DC Dept. of Public Works:  @DCDPW
DC Homeland Security & Emergency Management Agency:  @DC_HSEMA
DC Dept. of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs: @DCRA


DC Public Utility

Pepco Outages: @PepcoConnect (877) PEPCO-62
DC Water: @dcwater (202) 612-3400
Washington Gas:  For gas leaks call 911 or  (703) 750-1400