Northwestern District

Northwest District


Address: 5271 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21215

Phone: 410.396.2466

Community Relations Council Meeting: 4th Tuesday @ 6 p.m.,

Northwestern District Commander's Crime and Community Monthly Meeting

2nd Thursday @ 7:00pm - Northwestern District Roll Call Room and Virtual via Zoom

Zoom Link

  • Meeting ID: 825 3034 7956 
  • Passcode:  037874

Phone Number: 1-301-715-8592 

  • Meeting ID: 825 3034 7956 
  • Passcode: 037874

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Facebook: @BPDnorthwest

District Information


The Northwestern District is one of the largest in the City. It has a diverse makeup of communities such as Hanlon, Park Heights, Cross Country, and Park Circle, and is home to the second-largest Orthodox Jewish community in the country. The Northwestern District is home to the world-famous Pimlico Race Course, the second oldest race track in the nation and host to the second leg of the Triple Crown, The Preakness Stakes. Pimlico has played host to racing icons such as Seabiscuit, War Admiral, Secretariat, and the 2015 Triple Crown winner, American Pharoah.

District Neighborhoods

  • Arlington
  • Ashburton
  • Burleith-Leighton
  • Callaway-Garrison
  • Central Forest Park
  • Central Park Heights
  • Cheswolde
  • Concerned Citizens Of Forest Park
  • Cross Country
  • Dolfield
  • Dorchester
  • East Arlington
  • Fallstaff
  • Forest Park
  • Forest Park Golf Course
  • Garwyn Oaks
  • Glen
  • Grove Park
  • Hanlon-Longwood
  • Howard Park
  • Langston Hughes
  • Liberty Square
  • Lucille Park
  • Park Circle
  • Pimlico Good Neighbors
  • Purnell
  • Reisterstown Station
  • Seton Business Park
  • Towanda-Grantley
  • West Arlington
  • West Forest Park
  • Windsor Hills
  • Woodmere

Major Danita Boyd

Major Danita Boyd

Major Danita Boyd is a native Baltimorean, who has spent nearly three decades in service to her community. From a Police Cadet to a Baltimore City Police Major, she has had the opportunity to respond first-hand and inform the protocol on how police officers should also protect and serve the community.

In her previous role as the Southeastern District’s Police Captain, Major Boyd was the executive officer overseeing 140 patrol officers, detectives and supervisors. In that role, she managed deployments, community engagements, analyzes crime data and strategizes interventions. 

Major Boyd is a youth advocate and works collaboratively with community leaders to redirect resources and pilot crime intervention programming.

Major Boyd earned a certificate from the University of Maryland University College in Leadership and Management.

Captain Kyle E. Gaskin

Captain Kyle Gaskin

Captain Kyle E. Gaskin has been appointed as the Executive Officer of the Northwest District. Captain Gaskin joined BPD as a cadet in 2007 and served in the Organized Crime Division. Following his graduation from the Academy, he was assigned to the Western District and served on the Pennsylvania Avenue Task Force.  

Captain Gaskin was promoted to Sergeant in 2015 and served in the Northeast District. Following his promotion to Lieutenant in 2019, he served the Southwest, Southern and Northwest Districts.

He has an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Anne Arundel Community College and have been awarded two Life Saving Awards.