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The next edition of "Police Report," the Baltimore County Police Department's cable TV program, runs through February 28.

  • The opening segment focuses on the problem of auto thefts and how to keep your car from being stolen. Sergeant Izaac Hester from the Regional Auto Theft Task (RATT) Force provides tips to keep your car secure.
  • The topic in the second segment is the Explorer Program. Officer George Mussini, from the Youth and Community Services Section, and Police Explorer Vincent Ho explain why this program is an excellent choice for young men and women to become involved in our community and how it helps them learn about a career in law enforcement.

The program airs five days a week 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.

Police Report is available online, if you would like to watch it on your own computer, on your own schedule.

On Saturday, February 3, representatives from the Baltimore County Police Department will be on hand at the Bykota Senior Center, 611 Central Avenue, Towson, 21204, to answer questions about beginning a career in law enforcement, specifically, the Baltimore County Police Department.

The Career Fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon. Officers from patrol and detectives from a number of units will be there to guide you through the many careers available at the Police Department. There will be one-on-one opportunities to speak to representatives and detectives from the Criminal Investigations Bureau, Recruitment Team, Community Outreach, K-9, Tactical/SWAT, Mobile Crisis, Forensics, other units and sections.

We are looking for dedicated people to join the ranks of Cadets (ages 18-21) and Explorers (ages 14-21) to eventually become Baltimore County Police Officers.

Join us to speak with a recruiter and ask questions.

For more information, contact Recruitment at 410-887-5542 or reach us via e-mail at

The Baltimore County Police Department and the cadet program are pleased to announce the first Countywide PAL Olympics to be held on Wednesday, August 17, at the Sollers Point Multi-Purpose Center, located at 323 Sollers Point Road in Dundalk 21222.

A Baltimore County Police Law Enforcement Explorer, part of the Boy Scouts of America, will play the national anthem at the opening ceremony scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Poster boards representing each PAL center will be on display at the event.

After the opening ceremony, more than 100 children representing all ten PAL centers, elementary through high school, will participate in several sports activities.

Girls and boys will compete in track and field events, such as the 100m and the 400m race, as well as the long jump. There will be a softball throw and a dodge ball tournament.

Lunch and plenty of water will be served to keep everyone fed and hydrated.

The day’s activities will wrap up at 3:30 p.m.

The Baltimore County Fire Department will furnish a medic unit and an engine in the event of emergency.

This event is sure to be an end of summer ritual for children and officers alike.

Revised June 27, 2017