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.
- 2023-03: Gunshot Detection Technology—ShotSpotter
- 2023-02: Disciplinary Process for Misconduct Required to be Handled in Accordance with Previously Existing Laws, Department Policies, and Memorandum of Understanding
- 2023-01: External Digital Evidence Collection Program
- 2022-03: BaltCo Alert
- 2022-02: Addendum to Mentoring Program
- 2022-01: Blue Team
- 2021-05: Telephone Reporting Team (TRT)
- 2021-04: Interactions with Transgender, Gender-Variant and Nonbinary Individuals
- 2021-03: Strategic Plan 2021 to 2025
- 2021-01: Sexual Assault Investigations
- 2020-09: Disciplinary Review Panel (DRP)
- 2020-07: Video Bail Hearings and Releases from the Precincts on Bail Bonds
- 2019-04: Personal Use of the Internet and Social Media
- 2019-02: Baltimore County Red Light and Speed Camera Video Access
- 2019-01: Handle With Care
- 2018-03: Extreme Risk Protective Orders
- 2018-02: Project Lifesaver Program
- 2017-04: Use of Facial Recognition Technology
- 2017-03: Mobile Fingerprint Scanners
- 2017-01: Administrative Hearing Boards
- 2016-02: Automatic License Plate Readers (ALPRs)
- 2016-04: Naloxone Administration Program
- 2016-05: Second Addendum to Line of Duty Death and Officer Involved Death Reporting
- 2014-06: Addendum to Possession of Marijuana THC-Civil Offense
- 1-10: Second Addendum to Departmental Disciplinary Matrix
Policy Revision Messages
Policy revision messages are distributed to the department to provide immediate notification of approved revisions to the Department's Field Manual and Administrative Manual. When distributed, these messages replace sections of the manuals with information that does not yet appear in the full version.
- Revisions to Field Manual, Article 7, Evidence
- Revised Disciplinary Process, Effective July 1, 2023
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 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:
Human Resources Section
700 East Joppa Road
Towson, Maryland 21286