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Precinct 11—Essex

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


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Second Monday of the month at 7 p.m.
Stemmers Run Substation
99 Stemmers Run Road
Essex, Maryland 21221
Phone: 410-887-0232
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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: 410-887-0220

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

Phone: 410-887-0232

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

Phone: 410-887-0232

Juvenile Offenders in Need of Supervision (JOINS)

Officer B. Elliott
Phone: 410-887-6438

Public Safety Cadet Program

Mentor: K. Saltzer
Phone: 410-887-0232

School Resource Officer

Phone: 410-887-0232
SHIELD ProgramOfficer A. Heavner
Phone: 410-887-0232

Traffic Team

Phone: 410-887-0220

Youth Counseling

Phone: 410-887-5823

About the Commander

Captain Eliot Latchaw

Captain Eliot Latchaw has been a member of the Baltimore County Police Department for 26 years.

  • Began his career as a cadet in the Narcotics Unit.
  • Worked as an officer, corporal, sergeant and lieutenant assigned to patrol in the Dundalk, Cockeysville, Parkville and Essex precincts.
  • Worked as a detective in precinct-level investigations and narcotics.
  • As a sergeant, he worked in the Violent Crimes Unit in the Criminal Investigations Bureau, the Criminal Apprehension Support Team and the SWAT team.
  • Promoted to lieutenant where he was in charge of the countywide Criminal Investigations Bureau's Burglary Unit.
  • 2015—Promoted to captain and assigned to the Special Operations Section where he oversaw the Aviation, K-9, Tactical, Marine and Hazardous Devices Teams.
  • 2017—Took command of the Wilkens Precinct.
  • 2021—Promoted to commander of Precinct 11 Essex.

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Precinct 11—Essex

216 North Marlyn Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21221


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



Commanding Officer:




Commanding Officer

Captain Eliot Latchaw

Assistant Commander

Lieutenant Brenda Edelin

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