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Public Affairs

Public Affairs provides information about Police activities.


Media Requests

Find information on who to contact depending on the nature, urgency and time of your media request. 

Information about significant breaking news is provided on our social media platforms, @BaltCoPolice on Facebook and Twitter

During Business Hours

Joy Lepola-Stewart,, is the Director of the Public Affairs Section for the Baltimore County Police Department. The office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

For details regarding media inquiries during these hours, contact the Public Affairs Section at 410-887-2210. Inquiries from the media can also be emailed to Emails to that account are automatically forwarded to the PIO who is scheduled to be on-call after business hours. 

Weekly On-Call PIO Schedule

The schedule and contact information for the on-call Police PIO is provided to media agencies each Monday via email. On-call PIOs provide information about breaking news that occurs during nights, weekends and holidays. Please post or share with your editing and reporting staff.​​​​

If you do not have contact numbers for the on-call PIOs, or if you have trouble reaching the on-call PIOs, contact the Police Liaison at 410-307-2020 or Fire Dispatch at 410-307-2052.

The on-call schedule is subject to change due to illness or other personal issues.

Contact Us

Police Headquarters

Public Safety Building
700 East Joppa Road
Towson, Maryland 21286


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



General Police Information:





Chief of Police

Robert McCullough