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Statistical Profile: January 2021

This statistical profile provides resources and statistics specific to the Baltimore County Police Department as of January 2021. It includes manpower and equipment resources in addition to current offense crime statistics.

Personnel

  • Sworn: 1,947 authorized; 1,838 actual
  • Professional Staff: 326 authorized; 274 actual
  • School Crossing Guards: 273 authorized; 179 actual
  • Cadets: 61 authorized; 36 actual
  • Police Service Officers: 11 authorized; 11 actual
  • Total: 2,618 authorized; 2,338 actual
  • Sworn officers per 1,000 population: 2.17
  • Sworn officers per square mile: 3.00
  • K-9 Dogs: 26
  • K-9 Handlers: 22

Vehicles

  • Marked: 453
  • Unmarked: 134
  • Non-descript: 322
  • Total: 909 (vehicles listed below are not a complete breakdown)

Vehicles Included and Totals

  • Armored Response: 1
  • Aviation: 1
  • AVNT: 3
  • BPI: 28
  • Bucket Truck: 1
  • Bus: 2
  • CAT: 73
  • Court Liaison: 4
  • Forensic Mobile Lab: 1
  • Forensic Vans: 5
  • Hazardous Devices: 4
  • HIDTA: 5
  • HNT Truck: 1
  • JOINS: 9
  • K-9: 19
  • Marine: 2
  • Mobile Command: 1
  • Motorcycles: 6
  • Patrol: 171
  • Prisoner Transport Vans: 10
  • SRO: 75
  • Tactical: 26
  • Traffic (SOD and Patrol): 43
  • Training: 28
  • Underwater Rescue: 1

Vehicles Not Included and Totals

  • Boats: 3
  • Helicopters: 3
  • Zodiac Boat: 2
  • Zodiac Inflatables: 3

Trailers and Totals

  • Boat: 8
  • Bomb Pot: 2
  • Child Seat: 1
  • Dive Team: 1
  • Hazardous Devices: 4
  • Motorcycle: 1
  • Portable Observation: 5
  • RATT: 1
  • Speed: 2

Facilities

Facilities and Totals

  • Auxiliary Buildings: 3
  • Aviation Center: 1
  • Community Center: 1
  • Crash Team: 1
  • Crimes Against Children Office: 1
  • Firearms Range: 1
  • Marine Center: 1
  • Outreach Center: 1
  • Precinct Stations: 10
  • Public Safety Building: 1
  • Substations: 1
  • Training Academy: 1
  • Vice and Narcotics Office: 1

Training

New recruits receive 26 weeks of entrance-level training with an additional eight weeks of Field Training. Veteran officers attend in-service training annually and firearms qualifications semi-annually.

  • Starting salary: $55,118

About the County

  • Population: 847,000
  • Square Miles: 612
  • Waterfront Miles: 175
  • County Road Miles: 2,711
  • State Road Miles: 403
  • Total Miles: 3,114

Governing Body: Home Rule—Elected Executive and Council. Incorporated Areas—None.

Crime Statistics (January to June 2020)

Part I

  • Offenses: 9,454
  • Arrests: 1,969
  • Clearances: 4,079

Part II

  • Offenses: 14,248
  • Arrests: 5,320

Totals

  • Offenses: 23,702
  • Arrests: 7,289
  • Calls for Service: 370,016 (includes traffic stops and crime scene processing calls)
  • Assaults on Officers: 293
 
Revised March 15, 2021         

 

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