Baltimore County

Baltimore County Explores Body-Worn Cam Use By Off-Duty Officers

Baltimore County officials are looking into requiring police officers to wear body cameras while working off-duty security details. There’s no opposition to the idea. The issues regard costs, logistics and current state law. The move follows a fatal shooting Tuesday by an officer working security at a Catonsville grocery store. Baltimore County police Officer 1st Class McCain fatally shot a man in the parking lot as the man’s vehicle dragged him more than 100 feet while trying to get away.

Baltimore County Ramps Up Security At Elementary Schools

Cameras and ID verification systems were part of the $3.7 million project, Baltimore County reported. In response to violence at schools nationwide—including shootings at Perry Hall High School and in Newtown, CT—officials in Baltimore County rolled out an initiative Tuesday they say will make elementary schools more secure. The $3.7 million project includes cameras, door […]