Events, Police/Fire

Maryland State Police to continue increased enforcement through Fourth of July holiday weekend

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland state troopers will be extra vigilant looking for impaired, distracted and aggressive drivers this Independence Day weekend to ensure travelers get to their holiday destination safely. With the Fourth of July falling on a Saturday this year, the holiday will be a three-day weekend for many people. As a result, troopers will be on patrol, using a variety …


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Maryland State Police to continue increased enforcement through Memorial Day weekend

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Maryland State Police troopers from all 23 barracks and from divisions not normally assigned to road patrol will be involved in targeted traffic safety initiatives through the Memorial Day weekend as part of their continuing effort to reduce speeding and address aggressive and impaired driving on Maryland roads. Authorities say the priority of every uniformed state trooper on patrol …


Maryland State Police To Increase Patrols Approaching St. Patrick’s Day

BALTIMORE, MD—As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, Maryland State Police are reminding those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to keep safety in mind and avoid impaired, distracted, and aggressive driving. Holidays can lead to an increase in the number of impaired drivers across the state. Maryland State Police will conduct saturation patrols at each of the 23 barracks, focusing on …

Maryland State Police to increase patrols for Super Bowl weekend

PIKESVILLLE, MD—The Maryland State Police will be beefing up patrols for the upcoming Super Bowl weekend. Troopers are reminding motorists to enjoy the game, but avoid driving impaired when going to or leaving from their destination. Troopers from each of the 23 Maryland State Police barracks will continue to focus enforcement efforts on impaired driving, aggressive driving, speeding, distracted driving …

Baltimore County street racing crackdown leads to 120 citations

PIKESVILLE, MD – A joint law enforcement initiative to combat aggressive driving and illegal street racing on Friday night led to 120 citations issued to motorists in Baltimore County. Traffic enforcement efforts by Maryland state troopers and Baltimore County officers during the eight-hour operation resulted in 130 traffic stops on Friday, June 7, 2019. The initiative resulted in 130 traffic …

Maryland State Police to target impaired, aggressive, distracted drivers over Memorial Day weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD – With extra traffic expected this Memorial Day weekend, additional Maryland state troopers will be on patrol and using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to highway incidents, and take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed that threaten the safety of travelers. Beginning Friday, troopers from each of the 23 Maryland State Police …

Maryland State Police joins ADAPT initiative to address aggressive driving

The Maryland State Police are among the law enforcement agencies in the state this month who are participating in an initiative to raise additional awareness about aggressive driving. Troopers are participating in the state’s ADAPT – Aggressive Drivers Are Public Threats – initiative. The ADAPT Program is an aggressive driving enforcement campaign designed to curb dangerous behaviors and make Maryland …