Crime, Emergency Response

Maryland State Police to increase patrols over St. Patrick’s Day weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD – With St. Patrick’s Day coming up on Sunday, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to be safe and to avoid impaired, distracted, and aggressive driving. With an increase in impaired drivers expected throughout the state this weekend, state police will be conducting saturation patrols at each of the 23 barracks focusing on impaired, …


Emergency Response, Science, Traffic

Snow Emergency Plan now in effect for Baltimore, Harford Counties

As a winter storm whips its way through Maryland, officials are taking extra precautions. The Maryland State Police in conjunction with local agencies and the State Highway Administration have implemented the Snow Emergency Plan in Baltimore County and in Harford County. This plan is to assist the State Highway Administration in snow clearing operations throughout the county. Effective immediately, all vehicles …


Maryland State Police warning residents about phone scams

PIKESVILLE, MD – Maryland State Police are warning the public about a reported telephone scam in which the caller cloned a state police number and requested personal information from as part of a “criminal investigation.” A woman called the Maryland State Police on Thursday morning and reported she had received a call in which the caller ID on her phone showed …

Maryland State Police joins ADAPT initiative to address aggressive driving

The Maryland State Police are among the law enforcement agencies in the state this month who are participating in an initiative to raise additional awareness about aggressive driving. Troopers are participating in the state’s ADAPT – Aggressive Drivers Are Public Threats – initiative. The ADAPT Program is an aggressive driving enforcement campaign designed to curb dangerous behaviors and make Maryland …

Maryland State Police to increase patrols ahead Of Christmas, New Year’s holidays

The Maryland State Police will be working to ensure motorists get to and from their travel destination safely between Christmas and New Year’s. Troopers from each of the 23 Maryland State Police barracks who patrol every county will continue to focus enforcement efforts on impaired driving, aggressive driving, speeding, distracted driving, and other violations that often contribute to highway tragedies, …

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 …