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The County is taking a number of actions to keep residents safe and minimize the spread of COVID-19. Find status information for County operations and services.

Police Department Overview

Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) Training

Learn the critical actions to take if you find yourself in a hostile situation — avoid, deny and defend. Watch the video now.

Police News

Chief Melissa Hyatt Chief Melissa R. Hyatt

The Baltimore County Police Department (BCoPD), welcomes you to our website. This site includes a wealth of news and information:

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

Join Us on Social Media

  • Facebook, @BaltCoPolice, for police news, including breaking news
  • Twitter, @BaltCoPolice, for daily police news, including breaking news updates
  • Twitter, @BaltCoEmergency, for information about snowstorms, community emergencies and critical missing persons
  • Instagram, @baltcopolice, to view photos of police activities

For those who choose not to join Twitter or Facebook, a feed containing our social media updates appears on this page.

Popular Information and Services

  • 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.    
  • 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.


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 August 1, 2019         


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