Police Department Overview
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
- News from each of our 10 precincts
- Crime trends, verified by our Criminal Information and Analysis Division and posted weekly.
A variety of frequently sought services are available online, including:
- Online crime reporting for certain types of crimes.
- Obtaining crime and accident reports.
- Reporting tips about suspicious activity (iWatch tip program)
Join Us On Social Media
For breaking news, follow us on social media:
- Facebook/BaltimoreCountyPoliceandFire, for public safety news, including breaking news
- Twitter, @BACOPoliceFire, for daily public safety news, including breaking news updates
- Twitter, @BACOemergency, for information about snowstorms and community emergencies
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
- Claiming Property and Auction of Unclaimed Property
Find how to claim property held by BCoPD. Property abandoned, stolen or lawfully seized by police and unclaimed after 30 days is auctioned.
- Compliments and Complaints
Our mission is customer service. We want to hear your thoughts about the work we do.
- 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.
- Child Abuse Facts and Prevention
Find valuable information about child abuse.
- 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
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Revised May 20, 2016