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Precinct 11 – Essex


Captain Andre Davis

Assistant Commander

Lieutenant Joe Jamerson

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News from the Captain

As temperatures rise, so do crimes of opportunity. Follow these seasonal crime prevention tips to protect yourself from becoming a victim.

  • Drivers are more likely to roll down their windows and leave their vehicles unlocked.
    • Lock your vehicle and make sure to secure belongings in the trunk where they can’t be seen.
    • Never leave garage openers or keys in your vehicle as they can be stolen and used to burglarize your home.   
  • Deception burglaries and home improvement scams increase, and the elderly are often the targets.
    • Suspects commonly work in pairs and approach homeowners at their residence with the intent of gaining entry into the home.
    • One suspect will distract the homeowner while a second suspect enters the home to search for valuables and cash.
    • They often pose as an employee of a local utility company, home improvement contractor, or government official. 
    • Ask for proper ID and credentials when someone comes to your door unsolicited.  
  • Dirt bikes, ATVs and bicycles are also targeted. Make sure they are stored in a secure location (shed, garage, etc.) that is well illuminated at night.


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 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.

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Precinct 11 - Essex

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  1. September 18: Second Degree Burglary, Unit Block of Blue Spire Circle 21220

    At 8:30 p.m., three unknown suspects entered the victim's backyard and attempted to steal a motorcycle. The victim called out to the suspects, the suspects fled and the bike was left behind.
    Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:30:00 GMT
  2. September 17: First Degree Burglary, 800 Block of Middlesex Road 21221

    At 2:00 p.m., an unknown suspect entered the victim's residence through an unlocked rear window and stole a mountain bike.
    Sun, 17 Sep 2017 18:00:00 GMT
  3. September 15: Robbery, 800 Block of South Marlyn Avenue 21221

    At 6:59 p.m., an armed suspect robbed the victim of cash and a cell phone.
    Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:59:00 GMT

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

About the Precinct Commander

Captain Andre Davis is a 28-year veteran whose career began with the Baltimore County Police Department on June 11, 1987. He has had a variety of assignments through the years including Investigations, and has been the commander of the following units: Community Resources Section, Employment Section, Woodlawn Precinct, Safe Schools Section and now the Essex Precinct.

Captain Davis was a member of the United States Marine Corps Reserves for eight years. He ended his career in the Marine Corps after Operation Desert Storm, where he was assigned to Dover Air Force base for a specialized assignment.

Captain Davis has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Baltimore and a Master’s degree in Management from Johns Hopkins University. In 2007, he attended the Senior Management Institute for Policing in Boston, Massachusetts.

Captain Davis brings a wealth of experience to the Essex Precinct and is excited to build on the great works of the commanders that preceded him.

Revised March 30, 2017         


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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 Andre Davis, Commanding Officer

Lieutenant Joe Jamerson, Assistant Commander

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