Events, Police/Fire

Maryland State Police marks 100th anniversary

PIKESVILLE, MD—The Maryland State Police on Sunday celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding as a statewide, full-service law enforcement department. Officials say the idea was born of necessity. The dawn of the 1920’s brought a perplexing problem to the office of Maryland Governor Albert Ritchie. The advent of the automobile was providing criminals with the means to expand their …


Business, Health, Police/Fire, Politics

Governor Hogan, Maryland State Police announce all aviation command bases will remain open

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow Jones III on Thursday announced that all Maryland State Police Aviation Command (MSPAC) bases will remain open. In July, due to the anticipated fiscal challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Public Works approved budget reductions associated with closing one MSPAC base. Last month, the governor stated …


Tour the Maryland State Police Aviation Command later this month in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Have you ever wanted to get an up-close look at a Maryland State Police medevac chopper? You’ll have an opportunity to do just that later this month in Middle River. Maryland State Police personnel have been serving the state from above since 1954 when it acquired its first aircraft, a donated, two-seat, radio-equipped airplane. On March 19, 1970, …