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Precinct 8—Parkville

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

Fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.
Christus Victor Lutheran Church
9833 Harford Road
Parkville, Maryland 21234
Phone: 410-887-5439
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File Traffic Reports or Business Updates Online

Complete the online forms to report traffic problems in Precinct 8—Parkville, or to update your business night card.

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: 410-887-5439

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

Phone: 410-887-5439

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

Phone: 410-887-5446

Juvenile Offenders in Need of Supervision (JOINS)

Officer R. Sewell 
Phone: 410-887-8594
Email: rsewell@baltimorecountymd.gov

Officer J. Scott
Phone: 410-887-8595
Email: jscott@baltimorecountymd.gov

School Resource Officer

Phone: 410-887-5439
SHIELD ProgramOfficer J. Goorevitz
Phone: 410-887-5439
Email: jgoorevitz@baltimorecountymd.gov

Traffic Team

Phone: 410-887-5415

Youth Counseling

Phone: 410-887-5823

About the Commander

Captain Brian Edwards

Brian Edwards has been a member of the Police Department since 1995. He was born and raised in Parkville; graduated from Loch Raven High School, as well as Towson University; and is an Eagle Scout with Troop 124 that meets at a church in Parkville. He continues to be involved in these communities through an outreach ministry at his church.

  • Assigned to the Towson Precinct midnight shift
  • Selected as a detective in the Towson Precinct Investigative Services Unit
  • Served in various detective roles in the Criminal Investigations Bureau (CIB), including five years in both the Robbery and Homicide units
  • 2012—Promoted to corporal and assigned to the Warrant Apprehension Task Force (WATF). He served over five years in the WATF
  • 2015—Promoted to sergeant with an assignment to the Wilkens Precinct
  • 2017—Promoted to lieutenant and assigned as a shift commander in the Dundalk Precinct and then the commander of the Investigative Services/Support Operations
  • 2018—Selected as the commander of the CIB, Special Victims Unit (SVU). As part of this assignment, he was appointed as the Police Department’s representative to the County Executive’s Sexual Assault Investigations Task Force. During this time in SVU, he oversaw:
    • The updating of policies and procedures,
    • The building of a “soft” victim interview suite
    • An expanded SVU squad room,
    • An expansion of personnel
    • The formation of a Cold Case Investigative Squad
  • 2022—Promoted to captain and assigned to the Parkville Precinct

Captain Edwards has served as a master diver and is currently the commander of the Underwater Recovery Team (Dive Team) as well as an ad-hoc instructor at the Training Academy.

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Contact Us

Precinct 8—Parkville

8532 Old Harford Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21234

Hours

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

Phone

Main:
410-887-5310

Fax

410-887-5313

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Commanding Officer

Captain Brian Edwards

Assistant Commander

Lieutenant Paul Franzoni

 
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