Baltimore County establishes working group on resource coordination to support victims of sexual exploitation, violence, domestic abuse

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced the creation of the new Working Group on Resource Coordination to Support Victims of Sexual Exploitation, Violence, and Domestic Abuse which will be tasked with making recommendations to bolster the County’s ongoing efforts to support survivors of sexual and domestic violence — and to prevent incidents from occurring in the first […]

Baltimore County announces commitment to complete testing of all GBMC slides by 2024 to support cold case sexual assault investigations [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore County Police Department Chief Robert McCullough on Wednesday announced a new commitment to aggressively expedite testing of cold case sexual assault forensic evidence preserved by GBMC since the 1970s. Baltimore County plans to complete testing of all remaining GBMC slide cases by the end of 2024 in order to support cold case investigations […]

Governor Moore, elected officials announce abortion access legislative package for Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—On Thursday, Governor Wes Moore, Lt. Governor Aruna Miller, Senate President Bill Ferguson, House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones, and state legislators announced a comprehensive abortion access legislative package. The bill package will protect private medical information and expand access to abortion services. “As long as I am Governor, our home will be a safe haven for abortion access,” said […]

Elected officials, community leaders share congratulatory videos for BCPS Class of 2020

TOWSON, MD—With virtual graduation ceremonies less than a week away, nearly two dozen elected officials and community leaders have congratulated the BCPS Class of 2020 by offering well wishes and words of wisdom through videos posted online. Now, the community can do the same. The #DearBCPSGrads campaign gives everyone the opportunity to offer congratulations and remarks by sharing videos or […]

Baltimore County announces $300,000 Hackerman Foundation grant to support cold case sexual assault investigations

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced that the Hackerman Foundation has awarded $300,000 in grant funding to Baltimore County and the Baltimore County Police Department to support cold case sexual assault investigations and improve current and future investigations. This new funding will support key recommendations from the Baltimore County Sexual Assault Investigations Task Force’s recently released final […]