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The Baltimore County Police Department is now accepting applications for its Community Crime Prevention and Youth Activity Grants Program for fiscal year 2021 (July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021).

  • Community Crime Prevention grants are available for county Citizens on Patrol groups and other programs aimed at reducing crime.
  • Youth Activity grants are available for programs that provide ongoing, sustained efforts that focus on early intervention and long-term behavior modification of at-risk youth. 

Only non-profit groups, community organizations and individuals that operate or reside in Baltimore County are eligible to receive funding. An application packet that outlines program rules and requirements may be obtained by emailing Sebastian Zito, szito@baltimorecountymd.gov, of the Grants Management Team or calling him at 410-887-5637.

Completed applications must be received no later than 3 p.m. on Friday, December 13.

The next edition of On the Beat, the Baltimore County Police Department’s cable TV program, runs through July. This program covers the following segments.

  • Crime Prevention and safety during the warm weather months – Detective Robert Reason, of the Criminal Investigations Bureau, provides tips that should be used to prevent your family from becoming a victim of crime during the vacation and summer season.
  • Aviation Unit – Sergeant Brandon Branham and Tactical Flight Officer Christopher Roussey, of the Aviation Unit, give an aerial view of Baltimore County and explain the key role that this unit plays in fighting crime.

These segments are available online, if you would like to watch it on your own computer, on your own schedule.

On the Beat also airs every day on Cable Channel 25, only in Baltimore County. The times are:

Monday: 10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Wednesday: 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Thursday: Noon, 4 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m., 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

The Baltimore County Police Department is now accepting applications for its Community Crime Prevention and Youth Activity Grants Program for fiscal year 2020 (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020).

  • Community Crime Prevention grants are available for county Citizens on Patrol groups and other programs aimed at reducing crime.
  • Youth Activity grants are available for programs that provide ongoing, sustained efforts that focus on early intervention and long-term behavior modification of at-risk youth. 

Only non-profit groups, community organizations and individuals that operate or reside in Baltimore County are eligible to receive funding. An application packet that outlines program rules and requirements may be obtained by calling Sebastian Zito of the Grants Management Team at 410-887-5637.

Completed applications must be received no later than 3 p.m. on Friday, December 7.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017