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216 North Marlyn Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21221
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Main Phone: 410-887-0220
Fax: 410-887-0224

Captain Steve Hlavach, Commanding Officer

Lieutenant Joe Jamerson, Assistant Commander

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Precinct 11/Essex


Captain Steve Hlavach

Assistant Commander

Lieutenant Joe Jamerson

Photo of Precinct 11 in Essex.

News from the Captain

Find out what is happening in your community at the Precinct 11 Essex monthly Police Community Relations Council (PCRC) meetings. The PCRC meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Stembridge Community Center located at 99 Stemmers Run Road. All are encouraged to attend. For more information, call the Community Outreach Team at 410-887-0232.


Are you going out of town? Don't leave your home looking unoccupied. Complete a Vacant House Form and email it to the precinct at pdpc11patrolfax@baltimorecountymd.gov. 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 11 - Essex

Read news updates from Precinct 11 - Essex.
  1. September 2: Robbery, 1500 Block of Country Ridge Lane 21221

    At 9:20 p.m., a known suspect forcibly grabbed the victim's backpack off of her back and fled on foot. The suspect was later arrested.

    Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:20:00 GMThttp://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/PoliceNews/Precincts/Precinct11/September2Robbery1500BlockofCountryRidgeLane21221
  2. September 1: Attempted Robbery, 100 Block of Back River Neck Road 21221

    At 2:20 p.m., the victim was approached by an unknown suspect. The suspect displayed a gun and demanded the victim's property. The victim told the suspect he did not have anything and the suspect walked away.

    Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:20:00 GMThttp://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/PoliceNews/Precincts/Precinct11/September1AttemptedRobbery100BlockofBackRiverNeckRoad21221
  3. September 1: Second Degree Burglary, 11400 Block of Pulaski Highway 21162

    Between 5 and 5:50 a.m., an unknown suspect broke into the Class 5 Vapor store by shattering the glass front door. The suspect filled storage tubs with merchandise and then exited through the front door.

    Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:00:00 GMThttp://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/PoliceNews/Precincts/Precinct11/September1SecondDegreeBurglary11400BlockofPulaskiHighway21162

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

About the Precinct Commander

Captain Steven Hlavach is a 25-year veteran of law enforcement whose career spans three different agencies that have provided a broad level of professional experience. He started his career in 1990 with the Baltimore Police Department. While with the Baltimore Police Department, he served as a uniformed patrol officer. In January 1994, Captain Hlavach transferred to the Anne Arundel County Police Department where he spent the majority of his time assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division as a robbery and narcotics detective. In 1999 he transferred to the Baltimore County Police Department and has served in several capacities. His command assignments have included patrol, Investigative Service Teams, Central Records, and Support Operations. He has been assigned to numerous precincts including Woodlawn, North Point, and White Marsh. He has been the commander of the Essex Precinct since 2011.

Captain Hlavach holds a bachelor's degree from Rutgers University and a master's degree in Integrated Homeland Security Management from Towson University. Additionally, he is a 2007 graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy and an alumnus of the Greater Baltimore Committee Leadership Program.

Revised April 13, 2015

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