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 Stewart, email@example.com, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 and Fire PIO are 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.
Remember to follow significant breaking news and updates on our social media platforms: @BaltCoPolice on Facebook and Twitter.
Monday, July 26 through Sunday, August 1:
- Police Department: Director Joy Stewart, email@example.com
- Fire Department: EMS Lieutenant Amanda Wensel, firstname.lastname@example.org
If you do not have contact numbers for the on-call PIOs, or if you have trouble reaching the on-call PIOs, contact 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.