BHVFD Mourns Loss of Greenbelt Police Officer
The members of the Berwyn Heights VFD are saddened to learn of the passing of veteran Greenbelt Police Officer Christine Peters. As BHVFD covers much of the City of Greenbelt, our volunteer members work very closely with Greenbelt PD, and have run many calls with Officer Peters. Rescue Squad 14 and Chief 14B responded to the January 2nd crash in which Officer Peters was struck, and worked with PGFD medics to do everything they could to treat the officer on scene prior to loading into US Park Police medivac helicopter. Our thoughts and prayer are with her family, Greenbelt Police, and the City of Greenbelt.
PRESS RELEASE January 14, 2021 Contact: Beverly Palau, Public Information 301-412-7323, firstname.lastname@example.org
The City of Greenbelt Police Department is saddened to announce the death of Master Police Officer Christine Peters. Officer Peters passed away today, from injuries she sustained while on duty on January 2nd 2021. Officer Peters was injured while investigating a vehicle crash on Edmonston Road near Sunnyside Road. While Officer Peters was on foot, she was struck by a passing vehicle. This accident remains under investigation by the U.S Park Police. Officer Peters began her career in law enforcement with the University of Maryland Police Department prior to joining the City of Greenbelt in 1998. During her 22 years of service, she was recognized for her outstanding work and contributions to the community. The Greenbelt Police Department expresses its deepest sympathies to Officer Peters’ family and friends on their loss, and we mourn the loss of a friend and colleague. We ask that the privacy of Officer Peters’ family be respected during this time.