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 …


Business, Politics

Olszewski creates advisory councils to advance equity, inclusion

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday issued an Executive Order creating a Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Community Advisory Council and Employee Advisory Council, both aimed at advancing equity and inclusion in Baltimore County and changing the culture of County government to consistently focus on equity in decision-making. The Executive Order also establishes a Policy Statement on Diversity, Inclusion …