Southeast District Commander's Monthly Crime and Community Meeting
Please note: The November and December meetings will be combined. There will not be a November meeting. Please join us on Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. for the December meeting and community holiday celebration.
4th Wednesday @ 7 p.m. - Southeast District Roll Call Room and Virtual via Zoom
Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89329404666
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The Southeastern District is one of the most culturally diverse Districts in the City. Well-known for its many tourist attractions and businesses, the district includes the historic neighborhoods of Brewers Hill, Butchers Hill, Canton, Highlandtown and Greektown. This District is home to the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Medical Campus and Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, which is highly regarded for its athletic programs and has been credited with producing seven NBA superstars, including Tyrone Curtis “Muggsy” Bogues, Reggie Williams and David Wingate.
The District is also home to Patterson Park and the busy Port of Baltimore, which houses the Seagirt Marine Terminal, Dundalk Marine Terminal and Fairfield Marine Automobile Terminal. At more than 300 years old, the Port of Baltimore is one of the oldest ports in the United States.
Major Keira Saunders
Major Keira Saunders has been appointed as the District Commander of the Southeastern District. Born in Fall River, Mass., she was raised in Laurel and has been a member of the Baltimore Police Department for more than 21 years. Her previous assignments include the Northern District, Southeastern District, Southwestern District, Northwestern District, Northeastern District, Organized Crime Division, Special Enforcement Team and the Education & Training Section. She served as the Executive Officer of the Northern District and was most recently assigned to the Compliance Bureau under the Professional Standards Section. She also was a member of the BPD Honor Guard.
She 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 holds a certificate in criminal justice leadership from the University of Maryland University College. She is also a graduate of PERF’s Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP) Session 81.
Captain Ryan Felker
Captain Ryan Felker has been appointed as the Executive Officer of the Southeastern District. Captain Felker was raised in Cleveland, Ohio, and earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice from Pennsylvania State University. He moved to Baltimore in 2003 and has served with the Baltimore Police Department for 19 years.Captain Felker began his career in the Northeast District serving in Patrol and District Operations. He served as a Patrol Supervisor in the Southwest District and Shift Commander in the Northwest District. Captain Felker spent the majority of his career assigned to Investigative Units throughout the organization, to include District Detective Unit, Homicide Unit, Citywide Shootings Unit and Special Investigations Section. Most recently, he was assigned to the Public Integrity Bureau, where he served as the Unit Commander of the Special Investigation Response Team (S.I.R.T) overseeing serious Use of Force Incidents and Police-Involved Shootings. During his career, he received various awards and accommodations from the Baltimore Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI).