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Date: Jul 1, 2019

PAL Summer Camps – Ages Eight to 17

The Baltimore County Police and Recreation and Parks departments are pleased to announce that this year's summer camp activities will be held at five conveniently located PAL (Police Athletic League) Centers for those between the ages of eight and 17:

  • Scotts Branch PAL Center, 3651 Rolling Road 21244
  • Cockeysville PAL Center, 9836 Greenside Drive 21030
  • Hillendale PAL Center, 1111 Halstead Road 21234
  • Dundalk PAL Center, 15 Commerce Place 21222
  • Winfield PAL Center, 8304 Carlson Lane, 21244

All camps are free to attend and will run Monday through Friday for three consecutive weeks, beginning on July 15, then July 22 and July 29.

The centers will open at 9 a.m. with activities lasting until 3 p.m. Area youth are encouraged to attend, with permission from a parent or guardian. Participants will travel on field trips to local attractions, enjoy various sports-related activities and arts and crafts, and be provided plenty of learning opportunities.

The camps will be staffed by PAL representatives and police officers who are looking forward to providing our youth with an engaging, safe and enjoyable environment this summer to strength community relationships while continuing to build upon meaningful partnerships.

For more information or to register, contact your local PAL center. A parent or guardian must be present to complete a waiver on the first day of camp. Walk-ins are also welcome.

“Choosing PAL to be G.R.E.A.T.” Summer Camp – Winfield PAL Center

Additionally, the “Choosing PAL to be G.R.E.A.T.” (Gang Resistance Education and Training) summer camp will only be held at the Winfield PAL Center located at 8304 Carlson Lane, 21244. Participants must be between the ages of eight and 13. Police officers and PAL representatives will partner together in educating participants in ways to prevent youth crime, violence and gang involvement.

This camp will also run Monday through Friday for three consecutive weeks, beginning on July 15, then July 22 and July 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants need permission from a parent or guardian to travel on field trips, and partake in sports-related activities and arts and crafts. PAL representatives and police officers will staff this camp as well.

For more information or to register, contact your local PAL center. A parent or guardian must be present to complete waivers on the first day of camp. Walk-ins are welcome.

Just before 3:00 a.m. on July 1, 2019, Baltimore County Police responded to the 1300-block of Kingsbury Road, 21117 for a shooting. Police arrived and learned that three suspects entered the house and were confronted by the homeowner. One of the suspects pulled out a gun and shot the homeowner.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body. The man was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive his injuries. Baltimore County Police, Violent Crimes Unit is actively investigating the crime at this time. If anyone has information about the shooting, please call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

 

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards for information in connection with felony offenses.

Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

In the early morning hours of June 29, 2019, Baltimore County Police responded to The Spot Hookah Lounge in the 1800-block of Woodlawn Drive, 21207 for a shooting. Officers arrived and located a victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the lower body. Police learned that an argument inside the business escalated when a suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim.

The victim, a 41-year-old man, was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive his injuries. Baltimore County Police, Violent Crimes Unit is actively investigating the shooting at this time. If anyone has information, please call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

 

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards for information in connection with felony offenses.

Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017