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Acting Fire Chief Jennifer Aubert-Utz has announced the promotions of two members to the rank of Fire Specialist, effective March 16, 2019.

The newly promoted members are:

  • Stephan J. Steinberg
  • Andrew M. Hays


The Baltimore County Police Department has completed the year end crime report for 2018. The Department’s efforts in working with citizens, County agencies, and law enforcement partners has once again yielded an overall decrease in crime. In comparison of 2018 to 2017, Part I violent crimes decreased by 4.5%, Part I property crimes decreased by 8.6%, and total crime decreased by 4.5%.

Partially due to a legislative change in Maryland’s definition of Rape that became effective on October 1, 2017, Baltimore County saw an increase of 7.1% in the number of reported Rapes in 2018.

According to Baltimore County Police Chief Terrence B. Sheridan, “a reduction in crime is a direct result of a positive relationship with our community and the hard work performed every day by the men and women of the Police Department.”

“Driving crime down is an important way we strengthen our communities. In Baltimore County, we once again saw an overall reduction in crime, including a 4.5% decrease in violent crime,” said Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski. “I commend our police department for working alongside committed community members to continue driving down crime, ensuring Baltimore County remains a great and safe place to live, work, and play.”

The Baltimore County Police Department will hold a promotion ceremony for seven officers on Friday, December 7 at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the Baltimore County Public Safety Building, 700 East Joppa Road, Towson 21286.

Chief Terrence B. Sheridan will speak at the ceremony and present the certificates. The oath of office will be administered by the Honorable Julie Ensor, Clerk of the Court for Baltimore County. The invocation and benediction will be offered by Rabbi Norman Lowenthal.

The following is a list of the promoted officers.

  • 2 Colonel’s: David Folderauer & Robert McCullough

  • 1 Major: Dennis Delp

  • 1 Captain: Joseph Donohue

  • 1 Lieutenant: Michael Miskimon

  • 1 Sergeant: Morris Greenberg

  • 1 Corporal: George Robertson

Revised June 27, 2017