Wawa Day to be celebrated with free coffee, special event in Perry Hall this week

PERRY HALL, MD—Wawa Day is back and brighter than ever. On Thursday, April 14, Wawa is celebrating 58 years in the convenience business by offering customers free, any-size, hot coffee chainwide, all day long. That’s not all! This year, Wawa is hosting a special event at its new Perry Hall location to honor “day brightening” customers, communities, and charitable partners. […]

More than three dozen new troopers prepare for duty following 153rd academy class graduation [VIDEO]

REISTERSTOWN, MD—As state officials and family members looked on, 39 trooper candidates officially joined the ranks during the graduation ceremony for the Maryland State Police 153rd Trooper Candidate Class. Trooper Candidate Class 153 has completed 27 weeks of a residential police training academy, known as one of most intense and comprehensive state police training programs in the country. During six […]

Officer Amy Caprio’s Unity Playground receives donation check at Wawa grand opening

PERRY HALL, MD—The ribbon has been cut and Wawa is open for business. The new Perry Hall Wawa held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting on Thursday morning. Community member Kirsten Roller was recognized as a Community Day Brightener for raising funds for the Unity Playground, in memory of Baltimore County Police Officer Amy Caprio.  The playground is located at Gunpowder […]

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 […]

Baltimore County Police Department 2021 Polar Bear Plunge raises over $35,000 [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department raised over $35,000 by participating in the 2021 Polar Bear Plunge. The Polar Bear Plunge is part of Maryland’s history. For the past 25 years, thousands of plungers have jumped into the icy waters of the Chesapeake Bay all in support of Special Olympics Maryland. While officials originally had a different vision for […]

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 […]

Plunge Maryland raises over $54,000 for Special Olympics [PHOTOS]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—On Friday, police plungers braved the cold and took a dip for charity. More than 1,100 plungers from 70 teams braved the 44-degree Chesapeake Bay water in support of Special Olympics. Their initial fundraising goal was $20,000, but once they hit that mark, they quickly raised it to $25,000. In all, police plungers wound up raising over $54,000 total […]