The Field Manual contains the department's policies on operations within the community.
The Administrative Manual contains the department's policies on administrative activities within the department.
Special Orders are policy documents used to introduce new programs to the department.
- Special Order 2022-01, Blue Team
- Special Order 2021-04, Interactions with Transgender, Gender-Variant, and Nonbinary Individuals
- Special Order 2021-03, Strategic Plan 2021 to 2025
- Special Order 2021-01, Sexual Assault Investigations
- Special Order 2020-09, Disciplinary Review Panel (DRP)
- Special Order 2020-08, Duty to Intervene and to Report and Whistleblower Protection
- Special Order 2020-07, Video Bail Hearings and Releases from the Precincts on Bail Bonds
- Special Order 2019-04, Personal Use of the Internet and Social Media
- Special Order 2019-03, Peer Support and Wellness Team
- Special Order 2019-02, Baltimore County Red Light and Speed Camera Video Access
- Special Order 2019-01, Handle With Care
- Special Order 2018-03, Extreme Risk Protective Orders
- Special Order 2018-02, Project Lifesaver Program
- Special Order 2017-04, Use of Facial Recognition Technology
- Special Order 2017-03, Mobile Fingerprint Scanners
- Special Order 2017-01, Administrative Hearing Boards
- Special Order 2016-02, Automatic License Plate Readers (ALPRs)
- Special Order 2016-04, Naloxone Administration Program
- Special Order 2016-05, Addendum to Line of Duty Death and Officer Involved Death Reporting
- Special Order 2014-06, Addendum to Possession of Marijuana THC-Civil Offense
- Special Order 1-10, Second Addendum to Departmental Disciplinary Matrix
Policy Revision Messages
Policy Revision Messages are distributed to the department to provide an immediate update of the department's policy, superseding information contained in a manual or Special Order.
- Revised Criminal Citation Policy (Effective: October 1, 2021)
- Departmental Vehicle Automated Enforcement Device Violations
- Private Rooms for Victims of Crime
- Updated Policy on No Knock Search and Seizure Warrants
Memorandum of Understanding
The following document contains the Memorandum of Understanding between the Baltimore County Administration and the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 4.
Table of Organization
The following document contains the Department's current Table of Organization.
Public Notice of Title VI Program Rights
The BCoPD gives public notice of its policy to uphold and assure full compliance with the non-discrimination requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related Nondiscrimination authorities. Title VI and related Nondiscrimination authorities stipulate that no person in the United States of America shall on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, income level or Limited English Proficiency be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
Any person who desires more information regarding BCoPD’s Title VI Program can contact its Title VI Program Coordinator, Ajeenah B. Green, at the address noted below.
Any person who believes they have, individually or as a member of any specific class of persons, been subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, income level or Limited English Proficiency has the right to file a formal complaint. Any such complaint must be in writing and submitted within 180 days following the date of the alleged occurrence to: