On Thursday, December 12, 2013 members of the United States Park Police joined the Farthing family in remembering our fallen hero Hakim A. Farthing. Officer Farthing was struck and killed by a drunk driver on August 10, 2002. Pictured from left to right are Lt. R. Fennelly, Officer Farthings father Chuck Farthing, his sister Eshe Farthing, Mother Nancy Farthing and Lt. Governor, State of Maryland Anthony G. Brown.
Friday, December 13, 2013
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Deputy Chief MacLean was hired by the National Park Service in July 1991, and is a twenty two year veteran of the Force. He has held myriad operational and administrative positions within the Force during his career, most notably of which was his assignment as the Commander of the Homeland Security Division, during which he oversaw the Icon Protection mission in DC and NY. He currently serves as the Commander, Services Division, which entails oversight of the Force's administrative and personnel functions.
Deputy Chief MacLean's role as Acting Chief of Police is effective Friday, December 6, 2013.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
WASHINGTON - Carlos Joel Alonso, 24, of Maryland was presented before a Judge at the District of Columbia Superior Court yesterday on a complaint charging that he left the scene of a crash prior to the arrival responding emergency personnel.
The crash occurred on October 11, 2013, on Memorial Drive and Arlington Memorial Circle. The United States Park Police investigated the crash which revealed negligence of the operator resulting in the fatality of passenger; Katherine Jane Brannon RAHIM who died from injuries sustained in the crash. Alonso who left the scene was found several hours later at Columbia Island Marina.
As a result of the United States Park Police investigation a District of Columbia Superior Court arrest warrant was issued for Carlos Joel Alonso charging him with negligent homicide. On December 3, 2013 Alonso turned himself into a Park Police processing facility and was later presented in court. Alonso surrendered his passport and was released with a preliminary hearing scheduled for December 13, 2013.