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215 Milford Mill Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21208
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Main Phone: 410-887-1279
Fax: 410-887-6770

Captain John McGann,
Commanding Officer
Lieutenant Michael DiCara,
Assistant Commander

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Precinct 4/Pikesville  


Captain John McGann

Assistant Commander

Lieutenant Michael DiCara

See Precinct 4 Pikesville.

News from the Captain

As we approach warmer months and will be spending more time outdoors, it is important to take steps to keep you and your property safe. Please take a moment to practice the warm weather crime prevention tips listed below and posted online.

  • Record the make, model number, and serial number of all of your lawn equipment and bicycles. Take pictures of the equipment and keep the information in a safe place.
  • Keep your home and shed area properly lighted.
  • Keep all doors and windows locked. Never leave your shed unsecure when you are not using it.

Crime trends and statistics for each precinct, as well as an interactive mapping service to generate a crime report and find statistics for a specific community, are also available online.


Are you going out of town? Don't leave your home looking unoccupied. Complete a Vacant House Form and email it to the precinct's Community Outreach Team. Officers will then check on your location for any unusual activity while you are away.

If something suspicious does happen at your home, law enforcement will be able to quickly reach you or a local emergency contact from the information provided on the form.

Blotter and Crime Trends

Precinct 4 - Pikesville

Read news updates from Precinct 4 - Pikesville.
  1. March 22: Robbery, 6900 Block of Marsue Drive 21208

    Around 4:30 p.m., suspect displayed a knife and robbed victim of a cell phone. Suspect was later located and arrested.

    Sun, 22 Mar 2015 20:30:00 GMT
  2. March 20: Robbery, 4700 Block of Old Court Road 21244

    Just after 1 p.m., one known and two unknown suspects entered the residence by breaking a glass door. One of the unknown suspects implied a gun. Suspects took electronics, a cell phone and other items. The known suspect was located and arrested.

    Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:00:00 GMT
  3. March 20: First Degree Burlgary, 6900 Block of Diana Road 21209

    Around noon, the security alarm at the residence was activated. Upon arrival, the front door was observed to be open and damaged. Jewelry and other items were taken.

    Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:00:00 GMT

View the Local Blotter for the Pikesville Precinct for the latest news on crime in your area.

About the Precinct Commander

Captain John McGann is a 21-year veteran of law enforcement. He started his career with the Baltimore Police Department. While with the Baltimore Police Department, he worked uniform patrol and spent his last two and a half years as a detective in the Regional Auto Theft Task Force (RATT).

In January 1998, Captain McGann transferred to the Baltimore County Police Department. He has worked uniform patrol and has spent a considerable amount of his career in various Narcotics units and in the Vice Unit. Captain McGann regularly patrols the precinct, paying special attention to crime trend areas. He is a 2012 graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Academy.

Revised March 19, 2015

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