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Spring is here and the Baltimore County Police and Fire Departments, under the sponsorship of the Police and Community Relations Councils, Inc., are happy to celebrate Public Safety Day (PDF).

The annual event will take place on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Chesapeake Park Plaza, 2333 Eastern Boulevard in Middle River across from Martin State Airport.

The event is free and attendees will see many public safety related displays and demonstrations, and will be able to obtain community resource information. There will also be vendors to purchase food.

See demonstrations from the BCoPD Aviation Unit, Marine Unit, Tactical, and K-9. The BCoFD will have engines, trucks and medic units, as well as a rescue demonstration by volunteer firefighters. The firefighters will show attendees the special equipment needed to extricate victims from car crashes.

There will be a recruitment representative to answer any questions regarding a career in the Police Department.

This year will feature a Best in Show Historical – Classic – Import car show (PDF). There will be prizes awarded to the winners. And there will be a 50/50 raffle.

Come see all the demonstrations and enjoy the day with family, friends and neighbors.

Martin State Airport/MRAS parking lots are available and paved for your convenience.

On Thursday, February 21, 30 officers will be promoted.

The 10 a.m. ceremony will take place at Goucher College, in the Kraushaar Auditorium, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson 21204.

Family and friends will join Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski Jr., Chief Terrence B. Sheridan and other dignitaries for the happy event. Chief Sheridan and C.E. Olszewski will present the promotion certificates to the newly promoted officers. Ms. Julie Ensor, Clerk of the Court for Baltimore County, will administer the oath of office, and the Reverend Joseph Skillman, Departmental Chaplain, will preside over the invocation and benediction.

The following is a list of the promoted officers and their assignments:

  • Lieutenant Wilbert A. Buckingham is promoted to the rank of Captain and is assigned to Precinct 3/Franklin.
  • Lieutenant Douglas J. McManus is promoted to the rank of Captain and is assigned to the Criminal Investigations Bureau/Property.
  • Lieutenant Matthew M. Weatherly is promoted to the rank of Captain and is assigned to the Community Relations Bureau.

 

  • Sergeant Brenda Edelin is promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and is assigned to Precinct 11/Essex.
  • Sergeant Jeremy T. Gryctz is promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and is assigned to Precinct 11/Essex.
  • Sergeant Douglas C. Jess is promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and is assigned to Precinct 1/Wilkens.
  • Sergeant Timothy H. Moore is promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and is assigned to Precinct 8/Parkville.
  • Sergeant David J. Sweren is promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and is assigned to Precinct 4/Pikesville.

 

  • Corporal Joseph Barresi is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and is assigned to Precinct 11/Essex.
  • Corporal Tia A. Bynum is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and is assigned to Precinct 4/Pikesville.
  • Corporal Brian M. Cowley is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and is assigned to Precinct 1/Wilkins.
  • Corporal Christopher D. Cullip is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and is assigned to Precinct 6/Towson.
  • Corporal John T. Dawson is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and is assigned to Precinct 12/Dundalk.
  • Corporal Mohammed R. Goff is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and is assigned to Precinct 11/Essex.
  • Corporal Joseph S. Grossman is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and is assigned to Precinct 6/Towson.
  • Corporal Ernest J. Hannig is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and is assigned to Precinct 6/Towson.
  • Corporal Gregory N. Huber is promoted to the rank of sergeant and is assigned to Precinct 6/Towson.
  • Corporal Harry W. Power is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and is assigned to Precinct 2/Woodlawn.

 

  • Officer Sean D. Brennan is promoted to the rank of Corporal.
  • Officer Dona L. Carter is promoted to the rank of Corporal and is assigned to Precinct 12/Dundalk.
  • Officer Jason M. Claggett is promoted to the rank of Corporal and is assigned to Precinct 8/Parkville.
  • Officer Justin H. Fitch is promoted to the rank of Corporal and is assigned to Precinct 11/Essex.
  • Officer Sarah D. Huber is promoted to the rank of Corporal.
  • Officer Dennis J. Kerns is promoted to the rank of Corporal and is assigned to Precinct 3/Franklin.
  • Officer Kimberly R. Montgomery is promoted to the rank of Corporal and is assigned to Precinct 9/White Marsh.
  • Officer Brian D. Persinger is promoted to the rank of Corporal and is assigned to Precinct 7/Cockeysville.
  • Officer Jeremy F. Purkey is promoted to the rank of Corporal and is assigned to Precinct 2/Woodlawn.
  • Officer Daniel W. Sager is promoted to the rank of Corporal.
  • Officer Jason B. Swem is promoted to the rank of Corporal.
  • Officer Daniel L. Yeagley is promoted to the rank of Corporal and is assigned to Precinct 1/Wilkins.

Thirty-eight members of the 149th Recruit Class will take the oath of office at 7:30 p.m. on December 19. The event will take place at Notre Dame Preparatory School, 815 Hampton Lane, Towson 21286.

Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski, Jr. and Baltimore County Police Chief Terrence B. Sheridan will join family and friends as well as County dignitaries at the event. Chief Sheridan, Baltimore County Sheriff R. Jay Fisher, Chief Scott Baker, Annapolis Police Department, Cecil County Sheriff Scott Adams, and Karen Kruger, Executive Director Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions will present the diplomas. The Honorable Julie Ensor, Clerk of the Court will administer the oath of office. Rabbi Norman Lowenthal, Departmental Chaplain, will offer the invocation and benediction.

The recruits trained for 27 weeks and will spend the next two years in the field as they now apply the skills learned in the classroom.

The following is a list of the recruits and their assignments.

Precinct 1/Wilkens

Officer Robert S. Agudelo
Officer Ian A. Arciaga
Officer Donald L. Cargile III
Officer Adam M. Ciepiela
Officer Jamal M. Joyner
Officer Nicole J. Madden
Officer Sean P. Paulsen
Officer Lucas T. Redman

Precinct 2/Woodlawn

Officer Jordan W. Babischkin
Officer Justin A. Griffin
Officer Michael E. Leatherman
Officer Josie A. Rein
Officer Courtney E. Torbeck

Precinct 3/Franklin

Officer Roxy C. Burkins

Precinct 4/Pikesville

Officer Janelle V. Daniel
Officer Christian A. Maisel
Officer Brian T. Schmidt

Precinct 6/Towson

Officer Scott D. Doetsch
Officer Cody J. Klapka
Officer Nicholas R. Mabry
Officer Brian P. Petrozzino
Officer Levi N. Rentzel
Officer Brandon R. Zick

Precinct 9/White Marsh

Officer Andrew M. Dove
Officer Michael S. Mackert
Officer Joshua E. Oburn

Precinct 11/Essex

Officer Nicholas E. Greco
Officer Garrett M. Karr
Officer Allison M. Kraus
Officer Timothy M. Milich
Officer Emmanuel Nazario
Officer Tyler R. Nicholson
Officer Searra A. Reynolds
Officer Derek J. Sennett

Precinct 12/Dundalk

Officer Jon T. Honeycutt
Officer Daniel J. Purdie
Officer Ryan H. Wills
Officer Angela M. Zavala

Baltimore County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Craig M. Foster

Annapolis Police Department

Officer Anthony D. Blount
Officer David S. Markovitz
Officer Keith D. Odom
Officer Melanie V. Williamson

Cecil County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Caleb A. Griffitts
Deputy Rachel L. Lawrence

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017