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Date: Dec 2014

The Baltimore County Police Department’s 140th Recruit class graduation will take place Tuesday, December 23, at 7:30 p.m. The ceremony will take place at Notre Dame Preparatory School, 815 Hampton Lane, Towson 21286.

Police Chief James Johnson will present the awards. The Chief and Mr. Charles W. Rapp, Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions, will present the diplomas to the recruits. Cecil County Sheriff Scott Adams will hand diplomas to the new deputies. The Honorable Julie Ensor, Clerk of the County Circuit Court, will administer the oath of office and the Reverend Darron McKinney will preside over the benediction and adjournment.

The recruits trained for 27 weeks and will spend the next two years in the field as they apply the skills learned in the classroom.

The following is a list of the recruits and their assignments.

Precinct 1 – Wilkens
Richard M. Andrews IV
Sean D. Brennan
Margarita J. Chuisano
Brandon R. Crane
Jordan A. Grafton
Lauren R. Orem
Julia M. Rogulski

Precinct 2 – Woodlawn
Stanley A. Strumsky
Bryan C. Trussell Jr.

Precinct 3 – Franklin
Kevin G. Nickoles

Precinct 4Pikesville
Jason M. Cawley
Joseph C. Parks Jr.
Robert M. Poletynski Jr.
Maria C. Rigatuso
Brandi L. Rios
Daniel W. Sager
Christopher A. Wensel

Precinct 6Towson
Samuel W. Benton
Sarah J. Walter

Precinct 11Essex
Nicholas R. Moore
Joshua M. Ronning
Amy H. Sorrells
Timothy G. Turner
Brett M. Walker
Peter Wong

Precinct 12North Point
Garrett A. Acosta
Victor A. Dulay
Robert E. Francis III
Christopher P. Harding
Kevin D. Jobe
Kathleen Strickler
Cory J. Wilson

Cecil County Deputies
Deputy Christopher T. Jones
Deputy Charles B. Nicholas Jr.
Deputy Warren E. Schilling III
Deputy Jeffrey D. Wathne

 Baltimore County Police have released the "wanted" poster they sent to New York in reference to the wanted subject from the Owings Mills shooting.

BCoPD detectives are investigating the non-fatal shooting of a 25-year-old man who walked in to Northwest Hospital early Saturday morning.

Police responded to the hospital at about 4:20 a.m. The victim told detectives he was operating an illegal taxi service when he picked up several males who were walking along Reisterstown and Hammershire roads in Precinct 3/Franklin.  The victim said there was an argument over money, and that one of the suspects shot him in the thigh. The victim said he drove himself to the hospital.

The investigation is ongoing.

Revised June 27, 2017