Events, Police/Fire, Sports

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 …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Maryland State Police to target impaired, distracted drivers

PIKESVILLE, MD—The Maryland State Police will be working to ensure motorists get to and from their travel destinations safely between Christmas and New Year’s Day. Troopers will focus enforcement efforts on impaired driving, aggressive driving, speeding, distracted driving and other violations that often contribute to highway tragedies, especially during the holiday season.  Additional troopers will be working overtime assignments funded …


Maryland State Police to step up patrols for Labor Day weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD – Maryland State Police are gearing up for the Labor Day holiday, and troopers will be using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to highway incidents, and take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed. Beginning on Thursday, troopers from each of the 23 Maryland State Police barracks statewide will be focusing enforcement efforts …

Maryland State Police to boost patrols over Fourth of July weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD – With extra traffic expected in the days before and after the Fourth of July, which falls on a Thursday this year making a four-day weekend for some, additional Maryland state troopers will be on patrol, using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to highway incidents, and take appropriate enforcement action when violations are …

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, MDTA Police to step up patrols for Thanksgiving holiday

NOTTINGHAM, MD – With extra traffic expected this Thanksgiving holiday, Maryland State Police will have additional troopers on patrol who will be using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, to respond quickly to highway incidents, and to take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed that threaten the safety of travelers. Beginning Wednesday night, troopers from each of …

Troopers to increase enforcement during Distracted Driving Month

PIKESVILLE, MD – Joining police departments across the U.S., Maryland State Police will be increasing enforcement initiatives focused on distracted driving this month in an effort to remind drivers to focus on driving and traffic safety whenever they are behind the wheel. Beginning on Monday, April 3, troopers will conduct additional patrols with the goal of identifying drivers who are …