City Offices and Facilities Closed Sunday May 26 & May 27- In Observance of Memorial Day

City Offices and Facilities will be closed Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. As always, the Takoma Park Police Department is open for emergency services. We wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday.

Library Renovations: Updated: May 14, 2024 -TKPK Celebrates a Major Construction Milestone With a Structural Steel Topping-off Ceremony on May 21 from 3-3:30 pm

The scheduling of demolition and construction timelines are pending weather.

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Command Staff - Chief Antonio DeVaul

Chief Antonio DeVaul

Chief Antonio B. DeVaul was sworn in as Chief of Police for the City of Takoma Park on January 2, 2018. He previously worked for the Maryland-National Capital Park Police, where he retired as Police Chief.  During his tenure with the Park Police, he worked his way up through the ranks, beginning as a patrol officer and serving in every division in the department before becoming an Assistant Chief and ultimately Chief in 2012. During his tenure with the Park Police, Chief DeVaul received numerous awards, including the Bronze Star for Life Saving, Police Officer of the Year, and the Silver Medal of Valor.

Chief DeVaul is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the Maryland Chiefs of Police Association (MCPA), the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), and the F.B.I. National Academy Associates.

Chief DeVaul holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Science degree in Organizational Leadership, also from Johns Hopkins. He is a graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy (Session #260), the Maryland Leadership Challenge (Session XXI), the F.B.I Greater Chesapeake Law Enforcement Executive School, the Penn State University Police Executive Course, the IMPACT Silver Spring Neighborhood Impact Program, and the Maryland Police Training Commission Foundations of Leadership Program.



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