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Statistical Profile: January 2014

A statistical profile that provides resources and statistics specific to the Baltimore County Police Department as of January 2014. It includes manpower and equipment resources in addition to current offense crime statistics.

Personnel

  • Sworn: 1,907 authorized; 1,824 actual
  • Non-Sworn: 276 authorized; 244 actual
  • School Crossing Guards: 273 authorized; 206 actual
  • Cadets: 64 authorized; 37 actual
  • Police Service Officers: 9 authorized; 9 actual
  • Total: 2,529 authorized; 2,320 actual
  • Sworn officers per 1,000 population: 2.23
  • Sworn officers per square mile: 2.98
  • K-9 Dogs: 28
  • K-9 Handlers: 24

Vehicles

  • Marked: 437
  • Unmarked: 125
  • Non-descript: 306
  • Total: 868 (vehicles listed below are not a complete breakdown)

Vehicles Included and Totals

  • Armored Response: 1
  • Auxiliary: 1
  • Aviation: 1
  • AVNT: 3
  • BPI: 30
  • Bucket Truck: 1
  • Bus: 1
  • CAT: 74
  • Court Liaison: 4
  • Forensic Mobile Lab: 1
  • Forensic Vans: 5
  • Hazardous Devices: 4
  • HIDTA: 5
  • HNT Truck: 1
  • JOINS: 11
  • K-9: 19
  • Marine: 2
  • Mobile Command: 1
  • Motorcycles: 6
  • Patrol: 171
  • Prisoner Transport Vans: 10
  • SRO: 55
  • Tactical: 24
  • Traffic (SOD/Patrol): 43
  • Training: 29
  • Underwater Rescue: 1

Vehicles Not Included and Totals

  • Boats: 3
  • Zodiac Boat: 1
  • Zodiac Inflatables: 3

Trailers and Totals

  • Boat: 3
  • Bomb Pot: 2
  • Child Seat: 1
  • Dive Team: 1
  • Hazardous Devices: 4
  • Motorcycle: 1
  • RATT: 1
  • Speed: 1
  • Traffic Cone: 1

Facilities

Facilities and Totals

  • Auxiliary Buildings: 3
  • Aviation Center: 1
  • Community Center: 1
  • Crash Team: 1
  • Crimes Against Children: 1
  • Firearms Range: 1
  • Marine Center: 1
  • Outreach Center: 1
  • Precinct Stations: 10
  • Public Safety Building: 1
  • Substations: 1
  • Training Academy: 1
  • Vice/Narcotics Office: 1

Training

New recruits receive 27 weeks of entrance-level training with an additional eight weeks of Field Training. Veteran officers attend in-service training annually and firearms qualifications semi-annually.

  • Starting salary: $46,699

About The County

  • Population: 817,455
  • Square Miles: 612
  • Waterfront Miles: 175
  • County Road Miles: 2,658
  • State Road Miles: 403
  • Total Miles: 3,061

Governing Body: Home Rule - Elected Executive and Council - Incorporated Areas - None.

Crime Statistics (January - June 2013)

Part I

  • Offenses: 13,494
  • Arrests: 3,509
  • Clearances: 5,380

Part II

  • Offenses: 16,468
  • Arrests: 11,087
  • Clearances: N/A

Totals

  • Offenses: 29,962
  • Arrests: 14,596
  • Clearances: N/A
  • Calls for Service: 293,325 (includes traffic stops)
  • Assaults on Officers: 351

Revised May 21, 2014

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