By Public Affairs
Monday, May 4, 2009; 10:55 am
At a Glance…
The Baltimore Police Department is comprised of approximately 3200 sworn members, complimented by dedicated civilian personnel of almost 800. The BPD is the eighth largest police agency in the United States. The BPD is the primary law enforcement agency in Baltimore and responsible for serving and protecting it’s approximately 650,000 residents. The jurisdiction encompasses 92 square miles (80.9 of land and 11.1 of waterways). A fully functional law enforcement agency, the Baltimore Police Department has all modern police units/divisions including but not limited to: Criminal Investigations, K-9, SWAT, Crime Laboratory, Helicopter, Marine, Motorcycle, Intelligence Watch Center and the Advanced Technical Team, complete with a Mobile Command Truck that offers in-the-field command center capability. Committed to technological innovation and progression, the BPD now issues each officer a PocketCop, a Blackberry-platformed portable device capable of mobile criminal and motor vehicle database access.
The Baltimore Police Department is committed to remaining partnered to the community and operating with transparency. To that end, the BPD is heavily invested into social media.
Interested in staying in-sync?
Use the keyword Baltimore Police on the following sites...
|The Baltimore Police Facebook page can be found at... www.facebook.com/pages/Baltimore-Police-Department/|
| ||Don't have a twitter account? Go to www.twitter.com and register for a free account. You can find The Baltimore Police Twitter page by going to the "find people" link at the top of the page, then use the keyword Baltimore Police. |
| The Baltimore Police LinkedIn page can be found at http://www.linkedin.com/company/baltimore-police-department. |
|Sign up for govDelivery! Register to receive emergency alerts about weather, road conditions, emergency situations or all three - from one or more of your digital devices including computer, cell phone, Blackberry or other smart phone. Register now by clicking on the red envelope.|
|BPD-TV...Ever wanted a front-row seat to a BPD press conference? Watch television press conferences, in their entirety, via BPDTV, online at http://www.baltimorepolice.org/bpd-tv|
Watch the latest YouTube videos. Baltimore Police produced videos are available. From your computer go directly to Baltimore Police Department's You Tube Site at http://www.youtube.com/bpdmediaunit Become a subscriber and receive videos as soon as they are posted.
|Emergencies: || 911 |
|Report Crime Tips (anonymous): ||866-7LOCKUP|
|Drug Activity Hotline:||410-666-DRUG|
|Civilian Review Board:||410-396-3141|
Updated: 03/16/12; 1:16 pm