Crime, Events, Politics

Baltimore County Police Department announces activities for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

TOWSON, MD—National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) is taking place April 24 to 30. The theme this year is Rights, access, equity, for all victims. It stresses the importance of helping crime survivors find their justice by enforcing victims’ rights, expanding access to services, and ensuring equity and inclusion for all. Each year in April, the U.S. Department of Justice’s …


Events, Police/Fire, Politics

Parkville Precinct plants, dedicates shrub to commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

PARKVILLE, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department’s Parkville Precinct planted and dedicated a shrub on Wednesday afternoon to commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The ceremony was held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Officers planted a Double Knockout Rose to raise awareness about crime victims’ issues and rights and to introduce the community to the important resources and services available. Every …


Police in Baltimore County announce activities to commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Each year in April, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime coordinates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) to promote victims’ rights and services, and honor crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf. The theme for this year’s 40th anniversary of NCVRW is Support Victims. Build Trust. Engage Communities. National Crime Victims’ Rights Week …

Parkville police precinct to plant tree to commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

PARKVILLE, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department’s Parkville Precinct, in commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 18–24, 2021, will be planting and dedicating a tree at the station. The ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. on Wednesday April 21 to raise awareness about crime victims’ issues and rights and to introduce the community to the important resources and …

U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur announces over $9 million in DOJ grants to protect children in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur on Friday announced awards of $9,380,000 in Department of Justice grants to support mentoring services for youth and to protect children from abuse, exploitation, and threats such as sex trafficking. The awards were made by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the Office for Victims of Crime, part of the Justice …

Maryland U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur announces almost $1.7 million in federal grants to improve services for crime victims in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur on Wednesday announced $1,697,084 in U.S. Department of Justice grants to improve services for crime victims in Maryland. The grants, awarded by the Department’s Office of Justice Programs, are part of over $144 million distributed nationwide to enhance the response to victims of crime throughout the United States. “The Department of Justice is steadfast …

Maryland receives award of nearly $1 million in federal funds to provide housing to victims of human trafficking

BALTIMORE, MD—U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur of the District of Maryland this week announced that Maryland has received $999,990 from the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs and its component, the Office for Victims of Crime, to provide safe, stable housing and appropriate services to victims of human trafficking. “Human trafficking is a barbaric criminal enterprise that subjects its …