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Officer Caprio Playground Project bull roast raises over $16,000

PERRY HALL, MD—An important local project raised a significant amount of money over the weekend. The “Honoring Courage” bull roast was held at the Baltimore Count Game & Fish Protective Association in Carney and proceeds went to benefit the Officer Caprio Playground Project. Organizers say the event raised $16,763.71 for the effort. The new playground will be constructed at Gunpowder …


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We Back Blue Ride rolls through Parkville [VIDEO]

PARKVILLE, MD—The We Back Blue Ride rolled through Parkville over the weekend. The ride honored our nation’s police heroes and paid tribute to fallen Officer Amy Caprio, who was killed in the line of duty in Perry Hall back in 2018. Things kicked off at 11 a.m. on Sunday at The New Green Room Billiards in Dundalk, then went over …


Fallen hero Officer Amy Caprio remembered on anniversary of her death

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Police Officers are wearing mourning bands on their badges on Thursday in memory of a fallen hero. On May 21, 2018, Officer Amy Sorrells Caprio, 29, responded to a call for a suspicious vehicle with multiple suspicious subjects walking around homes on Linwen Way in Perry Hall/Nottingham. When she arrived at the scene and located the …

Baltimore County Police Department posts tribute for 2020 Police Memorial Day [VIDEO]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Friday would have been the annual Police Memorial Day ceremony to honor the Baltimore County Police Department’s fallen officers and their families. It could not be held this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, the department has posted a video commemoration to mark the day. Officials hope to reschedule the ceremony when circumstances permit. The officers remember in …

Local Good Samaritan raises $6,000 for Officer Caprio Playground Project

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A local woman who had hoped to raise money for a good cause has knocked it out of the park, so to speak. As NottinghamMD.com reported last month, Pat Brooks Ecke had been making and selling face masks to raise money for the Officer Caprio Playground Project at Gunpowder Elementary School in Perry Hall. Officials with the project announced …

Local Good Samaritan sells face masks to raise money for Officer Caprio Playground Project

UPDATE: Ecke ended up raising $6,000 for the playground project. Original story below… ——— PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday recognized a local woman for her fundraising efforts. Pat Brooks Ecke has been selling face masks to raise money for the Officer Caprio Playground Project at Gunpowder Elementary School. “I said, $1,000 then I passed that,” said …

Officer Caprio Playground Project to host ‘Honoring Courage’ fundraiser in May

CARNEY, MD—The Officer Caprio Playground Project will host an important fundraiser in Carney this spring. The “Honoring Courage” event will help raise funds for the Officer Caprio Playground at Gunpowder Elementary School. The event will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2020, from noon to 6 p.m. at Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association, located at 3400 Northwind Road …

Baltimore Blast to honor Officer Caprio on Saturday

BALTIMORE, MD—The Baltimore Blast will honor Officer Amy Caprio on Saturday. Officer Caprio was run down in the line of duty in May 2018 while investigating a suspicious vehicle connected to a string of burglaries on Linwen Way in Perry Hall. She died from the injuries she sustained in the incident. On Saturday, the Blast will be holding First Responders’ …