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Police Department Overview

Police News

As Chief of the Baltimore County Police Department, I welcome you to our website. This site includes a wealth of news and information:

  •  Our award-winning iWatch Public Safety News Blog, with daily articles about significant crime, arrests, missing persons and accomplishments.
  • News from each of our 10 precincts, including a crime blotter.
  • Crime trends, verified by our Criminal Information and Analysis Division and posted weekly.

A variety of frequently sought services are available online, including:

I am proud of the work Baltimore County Police Department (BCoPD) does driving down crime, and of the relationship of trust we enjoy with our citizens. We know that this good relationship owes a great deal to transparency and customer service, and we hope that our website provides both.

Join Us On Social Media

For breaking news, follow us on social media:

For our citizens who choose not to join Twitter or Facebook, we have embedded a feed containing our social media updates on the top of this page.

Popular Information and Services

  • File a Police Report Online
    You can report lost property, abandoned vehicles, hit and runs, destruction of property and some thefts online -- saving yourself a trip to the precinct.
  • Career Opportunities
    The police academy is a 27-week academic, physical and practical training program, which introduces recruits to a career in law enforcement.
  • Body-Worn Camera Program
    This resource is designed to provide information about the program and educate citizens about how body-worn cameras will be used.



Baltimore County Police Department
Public Safety Building, 700 East Joppa Road, Towson, Maryland 21286

Contact the Baltimore County Police Department:
Phone: 410-887-2214
Fax: 410-821-8887  


Revised April 6, 2016        

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