Southeastern District

Southeastern District

Email: [email protected]

Address: 5710 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224

Phone: 410-396-2422

Southeast District Commander's Monthly Crime and Community Meeting: 4th Wednesday @ 7:00 p.m. - Southeast District Roll Call Room and Virtual via Zoom

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District Information

Southeastern

The Southeastern District is one of the most culturally diverse districts in the city. Many Hispanic immigrants to Baltimore now call the Southeastern District home. Well-known for its many tourist attractions and businesses, the district includes the historic neighborhoods of Fells Point, Little Italy, Brewers Hill, Canton, Highlandtown, Butchers Hill, and Greektown. The Southeastern District is also a part of the busy Port of Baltimore, which houses the Seagirt Marine Terminal, Dundalk Marine Terminal, and Fairfield Marine Automobile Terminal. At over 300 years old, the Port of Baltimore is one of the oldest ports in the United States.

District Neighborhoods

  • Baltimore Highlands
  • Bayview
  • Brewers Hill
  • Broening Manor
  • Butcher's Hill
  • Canton
  • Canton Industrial Area
  • CARE
  • Dunbar-Broadway
  • Dundalk Marine Terminal
  • Eastwood
  • Ellwood Park/Monument
  • Fells Point
  • Graceland Park
  • Greektown
  • Highlandtown
  • Holabird Industrial Park
  • Hopkins Bayview
  • Jonestown
  • Kresson
  • Little Italy
  • McElderry Park
  • Medford
  • O'Donnell Heights
  • Patterson Park
  • Patterson Park Neighborhood
  • Patterson Place
  • Perkins Homes
  • Pleasant View Gardens
  • Pulaski Industrial Area
  • Saint Helena
  • Upper Fells Point
  • Washington Hill

Major Brian Hopkins

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Major Brian Hopkins has served the Baltimore Police Department since 1997. He began his career as a patrol officer in the Northwest and Southern Districts before transferring into the Firearms Apprehension Strike Team/ Mobile Enforcement Unit (FAST/MET). Afterwards he became a detective in the Organized Crime Division.

Upon his promotion to sergeant in 2007, he completed tours in the Southern District where he supervised patrol and district operations units before transferring to the Tri District Initiative.  He also worked as a Detective Sergeant in the Violent Crime Impact Section, Northwest Drug Unit and was the Command Investigations Unit supervisor before being promoted to lieutenant in 2015. 

After his promotion to lieutenant in 2015, Major Hopkins served as the Eastern District’s shift commander.  He was also assigned to the Chief of Patrols Office and the Unit Commander for the Southwest District Action Team. 

Major Hopkins holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from University of Baltimore and has completed the University Of Maryland, University College Police Leadership Course in 2010. Major Hopkins has received several unit citations, a life- saving award, commendation award, and is a Bronze Star recipient.

Captain Danita Boyd

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Captain Danita Boyd is a native Baltimorean, who has spent the past, nearly three decades in service to her community. From a Police Cadet to a Baltimore City Police Captain, 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 current role as the Southeastern District’s Police Captain, Captain Boyd is the executive officer overseeing 140 patrol officers, detectives, and supervisors.  In her role, she manages deployments, community engagements, analyzes crime data, and strategizes interventions. Additionally, Captain Boyd supervises the administrative and support functions of non-sworn personnel.

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

Captain Boyd is a devoted mother of three children. When she’s not on duty she enjoys yoga, gardening, and traveling with her children.