Multicultural Relations Program
Through proactive outreach, this Unit will establish and keep contact with key members and organizations from the diverse cultural groups that are components of the diverse population of Baltimore County. This will promote a positive working relationship which will develop mutual understanding, cooperation and respect.
Officer Carlos H. Selvi currently serves as the Multicultural Relations Liaison Officer.
Multicultural Relations Program Goals
- Identify the various minority groups that resides in Baltimore County.
- Build relationships between civic groups, businesses, faith based organizations and influential members of the multicultural population in order to improve the quality of life.
- Respond to incidents of a critical or emergency nature by the Communications Liaison/911 Center, or any supervisor.
- Assist Patrol and CID Specialized Unit Detectives with investigations and any other request associated with accomplishing their task at hand.
- Assist in the training of officers with instruction aimed at eliminating cultural barriers.
- Provide training in the form of presentations to the diverse cultural groups of Baltimore County.
- Coordinate between crime victims, witnesses, the courts, service providers and other government agencies.
- Construct and maintain positive relationships between members of the diverse multicultural population and our agency.
- Eliminate fear of the police so that persons will report crime and also provide witness information, thus reducing crime and victimization.
- Motivate and recruit members of the multicultural population as volunteers to assist and instruct members of the diverse population who may have become victims of crime or need assistance with any other police or social matter.
- Demonstrate a positive attitude and actively seek qualified candidates from the diverse population to become police officers with the Baltimore County Police Department.
The Multicultural Relations Liaison Officer can be reached by phone at 410-887-5901 during regular business hours. You can also leave a voice mail at 410-887-2319. Email at firstname.lastname@example.org. In case of emergency contact 911.
Revised May 24, 2013