Northern District

Northern District

Email: NorthernDistrict@BaltimorePolice.org

Address: 2201 W. Coldspring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21215

Phone: 410.396.2455

Northern District Commander's Monthly Crime and Community Meeting

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

Zoom Linkhttps://zoom.us/j/6987030782

  • Meeting ID: 698 703 0782 
  • Passcode: NDBPD

Phone Number: 1-301-715-8592 

  • Meeting ID: 698 703 0782 
  • Passcode: 586063

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Facebook: @BPDnorthern

Twitter: @NorthernwayThe

District Information

The Northern District has some of the most affluent neighborhoods in Baltimore, including Roland Park and Guilford. Other notable neighborhoods include Hampden, which hosts the annual “Hon Fest,” and Charles Village, home to The Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus. Other institutions of higher learning in the district are Loyola University Maryland and the Notre Dame of Maryland University. The Maryland Zoo, located in Druid Hill Park, is considered the country’s third-oldest zoo and is known for breeding the largest number of African black-footed penguins in the country.

District Neighborhoods

  • Abell
  • Barclay
  • Bellona-Gittings
  • Belvedere
  • Better Waverly
  • Blythewood
  • Cameron Village
  • Cedarcroft
  • Charles North
  • Charles Village
  • Chinquapin Park
  • Coldspring
  • Cross Keys
  • Cylburn
  • Druid Hill Park
  • Evergreen
  • Evesham Park
  • Glen Oaks
  • Greenspring
  • Guilford
  • Hampden
  • Harwood
  • Hoes Heights
  • Homeland
  • Johns Hopkins Homewood
  • Jones Falls Area
  • Kenilworth Park
  • Kernewood
  • Keswick
  • Lake Evesham
  • Lake Walker
  • Levindale
  • Loyola/Notre Dame
  • Medfield
  • Mid-Govans
  • Mount Washington
  • North Roland Park/Poplar Hill
  • Oakenshawe
  • Old Goucher
  • Parklane
  • Pen Lucy
  • Radnor-Winston
  • Remington
  • Richnor Springs
  • Roland Park
  • Rosebank
  • Sabina-Mattfeldt
  • The Orchards
  • Tuscany-Canterbury
  • Villages Of Homeland
  • Waverly
  • Wilson Park
  • Winston-Govans
  • Woodberry
  • Woodbourne-McCabe
  • Wrenlane
  • Wyman Park
  • Wyndhurst
  • York-Homeland

Major Azalee N. Johnson

Major Azalee Johnson

Major Azalee N. Johnson has been appointed as the District Commander of the Northern District. A Baltimore native, she has served with the Department for more than 20 years and was previously with the Executive Officer of the Office of the Deputy Commissioner, Operations Bureau. Other previous assignments include Central District, Chief of Patrol Office, Western District, Central Records Section, Education & Training Section, Neighborhood Services Division, Criminal Investigation Division and Compliance Bureau. Most notably, she served as the agency’s first Crisis Intervention Team coordinator where she assisted with the creation and implementation of the Crisis Response Team. She has earned an associate’s degree in the field of Licensed Practical Nursing from the Community College of Baltimore County. She also earned a Medical Assistant certificate from the Medix School and a certificate in Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland University College. During her tenure she received numerous recognitions and awards to include the Maryland State Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Office of the Year Award and lifesaving award.

Captain Keira Saunders

Captain Keira Saunders

Captain Keira Saunders has been a member of the Baltimore Police Department for more than 20 years. Born in Massachusetts, she was raised in Laurel, Md. 

Her previous assignments include shift commander in the Northern District, the Southeastern District, Southwestern District, Northwestern District, Northeastern District, Organized Crime Division, Special Enforcement Team and the Education & Training Section.

She has earned an associate’s degree from Howard Community College, a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Baltimore and a master’s degree in management from Johns Hopkins University. She also holds a certificate in criminal justice leadership from the University of Maryland University College. She was a member of the BPD Honor Guard.