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Precinct 6—Towson

Precinct News

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

Meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m., except in November meets on the fifth Tuesday of the month.
No meetings in July, August and December.
Trinity Episcopal Church, Memorial Hall
120 Allegheny Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204
Phone: 410-887-5933
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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: 410-887-2361

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

Phone: 410-887-5933

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

Phone: 410-887-5933

Juvenile Offenders in Need of Supervision (JOINS)

Officer J. Scott
Phone: 410-887-8595

Public Safety Cadet Program

Mentor: W. Tilghman
Phone: 410-887-5933

School Resource Officer

Phone: 410-887-5933
SHIELD ProgramOfficer J. Mims
Phone: 410-887-5933

Traffic Team

Phone: 410-887-2209

Youth Counseling

Phone: 410-887-5823

About the Commander

Police Captain of Towson Maryland

Captain Samuel Houston began his career in 2002 as a patrol officer with the Towson Precinct. He is excited for the opportunity to return to Precinct 6 and continue the outstanding partnership between the precinct and the community.  

  • 2002 to 2005—Assigned to the Towson Precinct as a patrol officer.
  • 2005—Promoted to corporal and assigned as a supervisor to the White Marsh Precinct.
  • 2007—Promoted to sergeant and assigned as a supervisor to the Woodlawn Precinct.
  • 2008—Transferred to the Towson Precinct where he served as a supervisor.
  • 2008—Promoted to lieutenant and assigned as shift commander at the Woodlawn Precinct.
  • 2010—Transferred to the Dundalk Precinct and assumed the role of investigative services and community outreach unit commander.
  • 2012—Assigned to the Criminal Intelligence Section and served as intelligence unit commander.
  • 2013—Assigned to the Special Operations Section and served as tactical unit commander.
  • 2019—Transferred to the Parkville Precinct and served as shift commander and assistant precinct commander.
  • 2022—Promoted to captain and assigned to the Towson Precinct.

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Precinct 6—Towson

115 West Susquehanna Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204


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



Commanding Officer:




Commanding Officer

Captain Samuel Houston

Assistant Commander

Lieutenant Kathryn Greenbeck