Crime, Police/Fire

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 …


Crime, Police/Fire

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’ …

Playground project at Gunpowder Elementary to honor Officer Amy Caprio

PERRY HALL, MD—Local officials are organizing a project to build a new playground at a local school in order to honor a fallen hero. Councilman David Marks announced this week that he and other elected officials had initiated a new playground at Gunpowder Elementary School in memory of Officer Amy Caprio. The PTA at Gunpowder Elementary School is overseeing the …

Baltimore County’s new bloodhound named in tribute to Officer Caprio

UPDATE: Rae has died unexpectedlyRae has died unexpectedly. Original story below… ——— TOWSON, MD—The furriest new member of the Baltimore County Police Department has been given a name. Though she is called K9 Rae for short, her official name is Miss Mutzy Rae Daisy of Baltimore County – a name chosen thoughtfully and filled with pride and tradition. A pure …