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 …