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To ensure the safety of our staff, two Park Police officers will be on-site providing 15 hours of coverage in two shifts, Monday to Friday, from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. with adjustments made for special events. In addition to patrolling inside the building and the garage, the officers will collaborate with other Commission and County entities in joint activities at the site, including providing safety and security training sessions, attending select Planning Board meetings and engaging in emergency preparedness duties.
Corporal Donald Brew is a 12-year police veteran. He was born and raised in S.E. Washington, D.C. He not only received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine Arts from Taylor University, but also met the love of his life there as well – perhaps the best accomplishment! Corporal Brew has been married to his college sweetheart (a native of the Bahamas) now for 12-years. They are the proud parents of an energetic 4-year old boy.
Corporal Brew is an avid cyclist and fitness enthusiast. He regularly commutes to work by bike averaging 50-60 miles round trip. He has competed in numerous bike races and is currently the criterium champion for all of Washington, D.C. and Maryland.
Corporal Brew’s parents served in the FBI for over 25-years. His journey began in the Commission by first working at the Prince George’s County Sports and Learning Fitness Center. Upon joining the Park Police, he was assigned to the Patrol Branch. Various beat assignments have given him the knowledge to understand different community needs throughout the county. While investing in the next generation, he helped to redesign the after school mentoring program Club Adventure. Corporal Brew also served in the Community Services Section where he organized engagement activities such as National Night Out, Burtonsville Day, and the Division’s Bring your Child to Work Day.
Corporal Brew is trained in Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design and Crisis Intervention developed to help officers identify and respond to those with a mental illness/deficiency and resolve conflicts through de-escalation. Due to his stellar commitment to duty, he has received several teamwork awards and other recognition.
Private First-Class Roberto Sanchez was born in Washington D.C. but has been a Maryland resident his entire life. Perhaps that explains his deep fan loyalty to the Washington Nationals, Capitals, and D.C. United Soccer team, while also rooting for Baltimore Ravens!
Private First-Class Sanchez is highly motivated and has built ties in the community while serving residents throughout Montgomery County, Maryland. Private First -Class Sanchez first honed his skills for service as a member of the United States Marine Corps. After 6-years in the Marine Corps Reserves, Private First-Class Sanchez continued in the spirit of the Marine Corps motto “The Few, The Proud, The Marines” and joined the Park Police.
Private First-Class Sanchez has been with the Park Police for 3-years in the Patrol Division and has received several awards and commendations. He proactively addresses acute or chronic crime concerns within the community and maintains a neighborhood presence throughout the region to deter crime. Private First-Class Sanchez has taken numerous training courses including Crisis Intervention as well as Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) Training designed to teach community members survival tactics for a life-threatening incident. He is also bi-lingual – fluent in English and Spanish.
When Private First-Class Sanchez is not enjoying the company of his four-legged companion “Stark”, a westie (terrier) dog, he is completing work through the University of Maryland Global Campus in pursuit of his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice.