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Bowie welcomes first Black police chief in historic ceremony

January 8, 2024

Dwayne Preston joined the Bowie, Maryland, police force in 2012 after leaving the Prince George’s County Police Department. After the job of Chief of Police opened in September, he began serving as the department’s acting head. Now, after a Tuesday night swearing-in ceremony in front of the city council dais, Preston holds the title of Chief of Police, without the “acting” prefix.

Article Source: WTOP

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