Hyattsville Volunteer
Fire Department

Hyattsville Volunteer
Fire Department

Nondiscrimination Policy

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and Prince Georges County’s civil right regulations and policies, the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department, its offices, and employees participating in or administering public safety programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department.

Information and services for persons with disabilities, persons with limited English proficiency, and persons who require alternative means of communication (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) are freely available by contacting the Prince George’s County Fire Department’s Health & Wellness Office at 301-583-1839, or by reaching out to the Prince George’s County Language Access Compliance Coordinator at 301-883-7183 or by email at jmoodie@co.pg.md.us.

To file a program discrimination complaint, write a letter addressed to Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department and provide in the letter all information relating to the alleged complaint. Submit your completed letter to Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department by:


Chief Ryan Pidgeon
Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department
6200 Belcrest Rd
Hyattsville, MD 20782

Email: rpidgeon@hvfd.com

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S Department of Homeland Security for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL):

Email: CRCLCompliance@hq.dhs.gov (fastest method to submit your complaint)

Fax: 202-401-4708


U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Compliance Branch, Mail Stop #0190

2707 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., SE

Washington, D.C. 20528

For Additional information: www.dhs.gov/crcl Phone: 202-401-1474 Toll-Free: 1-866-644-8360