Education, Police/Fire

Overlea High School SRO recognized as National School Resource Officer of The Year

OVERLEA, MD—Baltimore County Police Officer Danielle Moore has been recognized by the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) with the 2020 NASRO Floyd Ledbetter National School Resource Officer of the Year award. Officer Moore, nominated by her peers, supervisors and school faculty, is recognized as an SRO who has made significant contributions to Baltimore County and Overlea High School, …


Police/Fire, Politics

Olszewski, Hyatt announce new Baltimore County Police Department reform initiatives

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore County Police Department Chief Melissa Hyatt on Friday announced a series of steps to improve accountability in the police department and promote more equitable policing. The steps are aimed at addressing systemic challenges and improving relationships between communities and the department. “The protests we’ve seen in Baltimore County and around the country …


Protestors hold peaceful demonstrations in White Marsh, Middle River, Fallston

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Protestors gathered peacefully in several different locations throughout Baltimore County and Harford County on Saturday. Demonstrations have been ongoing across the U.S. following the tragic death of George Floyd in Minnesota last month while in police custody. In White Marsh, protestors assembled along Honeygo Boulevard holding signs that read “Black Lives Matter” and “Being Black Is Not a Crime.”  …

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 …

Olszewski to hold virtual town halls on COVID-19, budget

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski has announced that he will be holding virtual town halls to discuss COVID-19 and the county budget. At 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, Olszewski will hold an online town hall to discuss the county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. County Executive Olszewski, Dr. Gregory Wm. Branch, Director of the Baltimore County Department of …

Baltimore County first responders test positive for COVID-19

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials announced on Friday that a member of the Baltimore County Police Department and a member of the Baltimore County Fire Department have tested positive for COVID-19. These are the first Baltimore County public safety personnel to test positive for the virus. “I am grateful for the dedication of the brave men and women serving on the …

Carney man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore County correctional officer from Carney pleaded guilty to child pornography charges on Monday. Thomas Michael Mannion Jr., 46, of Carney, pleaded guilty in federal court to two counts of production of child pornography and admitted to engaging in sexually explicit conduct with two minor victims. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District …

Man who dealt drugs from Parkville apartment sentenced to prison

PARKVILLE, MD—A man who dealt drugs from a Parkville apartment will be going to prison. U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, III on Thursday sentenced Tyrell Daronte Curry, A.K.A. “Mike,” 28, of Baltimore, to 51 months in federal prison, followed by four years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute controlled substances. The sentence …