August 2019 Newsletter: Community Policing Survey; Crime Plan Released and More!

August 2019 Newsletter: Community Policing Survey; Crime Plan Released and More!


Community Policing and Engagement Survey


We want to hear from you!

The Baltimore Police Department, in partnership with the National Police Foundation, is developing a community policing and engagement strategy. To make your voice heard, please participate in this quick survey (you can remain anonymous) as your responses will help create a comprehensive community policing plan.

Take the Community Policing & Engagement Survey


Crime Reduction & Departmental Transformation Plan Released


Baltimore Police Department has unveiled its 5-year Crime Reduction and Departmental Transformation Plan. The detailed plan highlights seven core focus areas, including accountability, community engagement and policing, and compliance with the consent decree.

Read the Full Plan Here


Drafts Open for Public Comment


The following draft is currently open for public comment:

July 15 - August 15, 2019
Policy 321, Expedited Resolution of Minor Misconduct

Coming later this month:
August 13 - August 27, 2019 (second comment period)
Policy 1809, Exculpatory Evidence Disclosure Requirement

August 14 - August 28, 2019 (second comment period)
eLearning on Policy 708, Rape and Sexual Assault

August 23 - September 23, 2019
Stops, Searches and Arrest Training Curriculum and eLearning

August 26 – September 30, 2019
Public Integrity Bureau Investigations Manual

All drafts are/will be available on the BPD Transparency page by clicking the link below.
Click Here to View Draft Policies


Community Briefings In August

Just as a reminder, the following previously scheduled Consent Decree Community Briefings for the month of August have been cancelled:

Central - AUGUST 7 - Crispus Attucks Rec Center
Northeastern - AUGUST 15 - Enoch Pratt Free Library

In their place, the following Consent Decree presentations have been scheduled for this month:

Southwestern District:
Southwest Leadership Roundtable
August 15th at 6:30pm – 8pm
The Uplands
4520 Scarlet Oak Lane
Baltimore, MD 21229

Southeastern District:
McElderry Park Community Association
August 21 at 6pm
611 N. Montford Ave
Baltimore, MD 21205

We hope to see you at one of these community meetings!