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Maryland State Police 156th Academy Class to graduate on Friday

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Wes Moore and Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Roland L. Butler, Jr. on Friday will address the graduates of the 156th Academy Class on Friday. The trooper candidates have endured 27 weeks of rigorous training at the Maryland State Police Academy. After graduation, each trooper is required to complete eight weeks of additional field training with an experienced …


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2023 Law Enforcement Torch Run held in Baltimore County [PHOTOS]

TOWSON, MD—The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Maryland took place in Towson on Thursday morning. This  marked the 37th year that Baltimore County Police Department officers and Special Olympics athletes joined in supporting the annual fundraiser. During the event, the Special Olympics torch was carried by both police officers and Special Olympics athletes. The three-mile run …


Baltimore County Police Department to participate in 2023 Law Enforcement Torch Run on Thursday

TOWSON, MD—The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Maryland will take place this week, and the Baltimore County Police Department will once again be participating. The event will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 22, 2023. This will mark the 37th year that Baltimore County police officers and Special Olympics athletes have joined in supporting the …

Baltimore County Police Department to participate in 2022 Law Enforcement Torch Run next week

TOWSON, MD—The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Maryland will take place next week, and the Baltimore County Police Department will once again be participating. The event will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. This will mark the 36th year that Baltimore County police officers and Special Olympics athletes have joined in supporting the …

Governor Hogan welcomes new troopers during Maryland State Police 152nd Trooper Candidate Class graduation [VIDEO]

COLUMBIA, MD—As Governor Larry Hogan and other state officials and proud family members looked on, trooper candidates raised their right hands on Friday and took an oath to serve and protect the people of Maryland as they officially became state troopers during the graduation ceremony for the Maryland State Police 152ND Trooper Candidate Class. The Maryland State Police Academy graduation …

Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Maryland to take place on Thursday

TOWSON, MD—The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Maryland will take place at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 3rd. This will mark 35 years of the Baltimore County Police Department’s participation in the event. The department remains dedicated to raising money for and awareness of the Special Olympics Maryland. The Special Olympics torch will be carried by …

Special Olympics Maryland extends 2020 Virtual Torch Run through Saturday [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—The first-ever “virtual” Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Maryland is being extended.  The event was original slated to end on October 17th but has not been extended through this Saturday, October 23rd. The annual event is normally scheduled in June but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s participants may have had to keep …

Special Olympics torch run to pass through Parkville on Thursday

PARKVILLE, MD – The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics will take place Thursday, June 6, at 10:15 a.m. This will mark 33 years of Baltimore County Police participation in the event. The Baltimore County Police Department is dedicated to raising money for and awareness of the Maryland Special Olympics. The Special Olympics torch will be carried …