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On Friday, October 27, at 10 a.m., 22 Baltimore County police officers were promoted.The ceremony was held at the Sollers Point Multi-Purpose Center, 323 Sollers Point Road, Dundalk 21222.

County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Chief Terrence B. Sheridan spoke at the ceremony and presented the certificates. The oath of office was administered by the Honorable Lori McComas, manager of Court Operations. Rabbi Norman Lowenthal offered the invocation and benediction.

The following is the list of the promoted officers and their new assignments.

  • Lieutenant Christopher L. George was promoted to the rank of Captain and assigned to the Support Operations Division.
  • Lieutenant Glen W. Wiedeck was promoted to the rank of Captain and assigned to the Criminal Investigations Bureau Persons Crimes Section.
  • Sergeant Mandy Biter was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and assigned to the Operations Bureau.
  • Sergeant Darren L. Calhoun was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and assigned to Precinct 1 Wilkens.
  • Sergeant Eric L. Cross was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and assigned to Precinct 9 White Marsh.
  • Sergeant Richard P. Hearn was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and assigned to Precinct 12 Dundalk.
  • Corporal Juan R. Amador was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to the Operations Bureau.
  • Corporal Craig M. Coscia was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Precinct 4 Pikesville.
  • Corporal Jeffrey G. Dvorak was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Precinct 12 Dundalk.
  • Corporal Eric B. Knox was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Precinct 11 Essex.
  • Corporal Andrew J. O’Neil was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Precinct 2 Woodlawn.
  • Corporal Blake W. Vaughn was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Precinct 4 Pikesville.
  • Corporal Louis F. Weaver was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Precinct 2 Woodlawn.
  • Corporal Jeffrey M. Williams was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Precinct 9 White Marsh.
  • Officer Jamie R. Connors was promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 11 Essex.
  • Officer Brian M. Cowley was promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 12 Dundalk.
  • Officer Dalante D. Jones was promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 12 Dundalk.
  • Officer Matthew J. Keel was promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to the Evidence Management Unit.
  • Officer William A. Kelly was promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 6 Towson.
  • Officer Matthew B. Krauch was promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 12 Dundalk.
  • Officer Parrish M. McClarin was promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 9 White Marsh.
  • Officer Royce D. Ruby was promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 3 Franklin.

The Baltimore County Police Department is now accepting applications for its Community Crime Prevention and Youth Activity Grants Program for fiscal year 2019 (July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019).

  • 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 Police Department's Grants Management Team at 410-887-5637.

Completed applications must be received no later than 3 p.m. on Friday, December 8, 2017.

Photo of Scott Nawrozki, school teacher charged with sex offense.Baltimore County Police have charged Scott Martin Nawrozki, 54, of the 2100 block of Brookhaven Court, 21047, with sexual abuse of a minor, second-degree custodial child abuse, fourth-degree sex offense by a person of authority, and fourth-degree sex offense vaginal intercourse by a person of authority.

This investigation began when a juvenile student disclosed sexual activity with a teacher at Milford Mill Academy, located in the 3800 block of Washington Avenue, 21244. The victim told officials that several incidents occurred on and off of school property in May and June.

The victim described sexual encounters inside the teacher’s classroom and in the area of the Liberty Reservoir during school hours. The victim also told investigators that both sent suggestive photographs to each other during the time period.  

If anyone has information about additional victims or information about this case, please call the Baltimore County Police Department’s Crimes Against Children Unit at 410-853-3650.

Scott Nawrozki is currently being held on denied bail status at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017