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Precinct 1—Wilkens

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View the latest news on crime in your area below, or read the local blotter for the Wilkens Precinct.


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Police Community Relations Councils (PCRC) provide an open forum where citizens, community leaders and representatives of the local business community may bring attention to problems within their neighborhood.

Second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m., September through May
Arbutus Town Hall 
1349 Stevens Avenue
Arbutus, Maryland 21227
Phone: 410-887-5165
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Contact Information

Contact your precinct regarding the following programs.

ProgramContact Information

Business Patrol Initiative
The precinct maintains a list of all businesses in the area and their 24-hour contact information. Contact us to update your "night card" contact information, which is critical to the safety and security of your business.

Phone: 410-887-5165

Community Outreach Team
Connects citizens with services and programs like the Citizens on Patrol program.

Phone: 410-887-5165

Domestic Violence Coordinator
Conducts follow-up investigations to make referrals, and provide resources and support to victims throughout the criminal justice process.

Phone: 410-887-0869

Juvenile Offenders in Need of Supervision (JOINS)

Officer S. Johnson
Phone: 410-887-3802

Public Safety Cadet Program

Mentor: D. Waller
Phone: 410-887-5168

Co-mentor: J. Saunders
Phone: 443-809-2173

School Resource Officer

Phone: 410-887-5165

SHIELD Program

Officer T. Warehime
Phone: 410-887-5165

Traffic Team

Phone: 410-887-5159

Youth Counseling

Phone: 410-887-1394

About the Commander

Captain Craig Mitchell is eager to build relationships with the many communities and businesses in Wilkens.

  • 1993—Captain Craig Mitchell began his career with BCoPD assigned to the Woodlawn Precinct as a patrolman
  • 2000—Promoted to corporal and assigned to the Wilkens Precinct for 10 months before returning to Woodlawn
  • 2005—Promoted to sergeant and remained at Woodlawn
  • 2010—Assigned as a supervisor of the Woodlawn Precinct's Investigative Services Team where he remained until being promoted to lieutenant
  • 2017—Transferred to the Cockeysville Precinct
  • 2019—Transferred to the Franklin Precinct and assumed the role of the assistant precinct commander, promoted to captain in October
  • 2021—After being assigned for 14 months as the commander of the Essex Precinct, he is now assigned to Precinct 1 Wilkens

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Precinct 1—Wilkens

901 Walker Avenue
Catonsville, Maryland 21228


Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



Commanding Officer:

Assistant Commander:




Commanding Officer

Captain Craig Mitchell

Assistant Commander

Lieutenant Timothy Kobus