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Community Outreach and Crime Prevention Programs 

The Community Outreach Team (COT) provides a precinct-based resource to support community problem solving efforts. The unit develops and executes strategies that promote crime prevention as well as police and community cooperation and communication.

The Baltimore County Police Department offers a number of crime prevention programs. For more information or to take part in one of these programs, please contact your Community Outreach Team at the individual precincts.

Community Outreach Phone Numbers

Precinct 1 Wilkens
Phone: 410-744-1584

Precinct 2 Woodlawn
Phone: 410-887-4714

Precinct 3 Franklin
Phone: 410-887-6985

Precinct 4 Pikesville
Phone: 410-887-6775

Precinct 6 Towson

Precinct 7 Cockeysville

Precinct 8 Parkville

Precinct 9 White Marsh

Precinct 11 Essex
Phone: 410-887-0232

Precinct 12 Dundalk
Phone: 410-887-7336


The Community Outreach Team offers the following programs:

  • Crime Prevention through Environmental Design – Residential, Commercial and School Designs
  • Security Lighting
  • Personal Security 
  • Vehicle Theft and Carjacking Prevention
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • Citizens on Patrol
  • Operation Identification
  • Fraud, Scams and Swindles, Telemarketing, Bunco Games and Identity Theft Prevention
  • Home and Business Security
  • Employee Theft and Shoplifting Prevention
  • Robbery Prevention
  • Vacation Safety Tips and Safe Travel Recommendations
  • Computer Security
  • Preventing Handgun Violence
  • McGruff the Crime Dog
  • Child Stranger Danger
  • Officer Friendly
  • Child Safety

Revised July 8, 2016         


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