Police/Fire

BCoPD mourns death of Karen Evetta Anderson, agency’s first African-American female officer

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department has announced the passing of the first African-American female officer employed with the department. Karen Evetta Anderson (Shelton) joined the department on April 14, 1975. She graduated from the police academy as a member of the 49th Recruit Class and was assigned to the Central Traffic Unit in August that year. She transferred to …


Events, Politics

New Baltimore County Executive sworn in at Inauguration 2018

John Olszewski, Jr. was sworn in on Monday as Baltimore County’s fourteenth County Executive, vowing to create a more modern, transparent and open government. More than one thousand invited guests, elected officials, county employees, and members of the public celebrated the inauguration of local government officials in the executive, legislative and judicial branches. The inaugural ceremonies took place at Towson …