Central District

BPD Central District

Email: CentralDistrict@BaltimorePolice.org
*** This email address is routed to the Central District commanding officers and is not for general inquiries to the Baltimore Police Department.

Address: 501 N. Calvert Street Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 410-396-2411

Central District Commander's Monthly Crime and Community Meeting

2nd Monday @ 7:00 p.m. - Central District Roll Call Room and Virtual via Zoom

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/99290473097

  • Meeting ID: 992 9047 3097
  • Passcode: BPDCD

Phone Number: 1-301-715-8592

  • Meeting ID: 99290473097 
  • Passcode: 536967

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District Information

An image from the Central District neighborhood

The Central District draws hundreds of thousands of tourists each year. Among the many attractions in the Central District are Fells Point, the Inner Harbor, Harbor East, Little Italy, Mount Vernon, Lexington Market, Maryland Science Center, National Aquarium, and dozens of world class restaurants.

Some of Baltimore's most well-known landmarks are also located in the Central District, including the Hippodrome Theatre, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, Baltimore Convention Center, Washington Monument and City Hall.

Additionally, the former site of Edgar Allan Poe’s home is now a thriving residential community that stands alongside the University of Maryland’s Biotech Campus.

    Major Jeffrey Featherstone

    Captain Jeffrey Featherstone

    Major Jeffrey Featherstone joined the Baltimore Police Department in 2005 and is currently the Executive Officer of the Central District. Major Featherstone has served in patrol assignments in the Eastern, Northeastern and Western Districts.

    Major Featherstone was promoted to Sergeant in 2013 and assigned to the Southeastern District where he supervised a patrol squad, and then the Neighborhood Services Unit until his promotion to Lieutenant in 2016. As a Lieutenant, he was the Executive Officer of the Community Collaboration Division.

    Major Featherstone completed the University Of Maryland, University College Police Leadership Course in 2015.

    Captain Paul A. Sinchak

    Captain Paul A. Sinchak

    Captain Paul A. Sinchak has been appointed as the Executive Officer of the Central District. Born in Arlington, Va., and raised in Anne Arundel County. He is a 14-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department. He was previously assigned to the Chief of Patrol’s Office and other previous assignments have included the Central District, Southwest District, Tactical Section’s Bomb Squad, K9 Unit, Mobile Metro Unit and Underwater Recovery Team.

    He has earned a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology & Sociology from Towson University, as well as a Certificate in Leadership from the University of Maryland University College. During his tenure, Captain Sinchak has received numerous recognitions to include the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars and lifesaving awards.