Learn a little about the BPD’s Aviation Unit … More BPD’s Aviation Unit AKA Foxtrot
When I said the simulator and scenario rooms were fun, I had forgotten about the module on the K-9 Unit. It’s remarkable how even the most serious adults in the room light up and melt at the sight of a dog. As a dog-lover myself, I really enjoyed learning about the BPD’s canine unit and … More Baltimore City’s K-9 Unit
The night I played pretend on a simulator and embarrassed myself in a scenario room… … More Simulator and Scenario Rooms
What I learned in my training on use of force. … More Citizen’s Academy Use of Force Review
We hear a lot of bad things about Baltimore City and the Baltimore City Police Department. Many will argue that the key to fighting violence and crime is through our communities. HBO recently released a documentary called Baltimore Rising, following both sides of the uprising and the aftermath of Freddie Gray and the police trials. … More Baltimore Police Department’s Community Collaboration Division
Learn about Baltimore City’s SWAT team. … More Baltimore City S.W.A.T.
Baltimore has earned a reputation for crime. Some call it Charm City; others call it Bodymore, Murdaland. Some students were aghast at the level of gang activity here. Having worked in just the womens’ prison, this was no surprise. Detectives Smith and Miller began their presentation on gangs with a gangsta rap video to demonstrate … More Baltimore Gangs
Learn about BPD’s Office of Professional Responsibility and Internal Affairs so you can better navigate and understand the complaint process. … More What Does Baltimore City Police Department’s Office of Professional Responsibility Do?
Learn about filing complaints, what happens next, the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights and the legal training officers receive. … More How to file a complaint with the BPD, what happens next, LEOBR, & what legal training do officers have
I am super excited to share my new learning adventure with you! As you may have heard in the news over the past few years, the Baltimore City Police Department as been under fire for reports of police brutality and corruption. We’ve all heard of Freddie Gray, the riots, and the current investigation into an … More Baltimore City Police DepartmentCitizens Academy: Week 1-History, Ethics, & Body Worn Cameras