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Central District


Street Address:

500 E. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

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1826 -  Central/Middle District History -
03-09-1826  Central District was first known as the Middle District and was first located at Holiday and Saratoga Streets, it was established on 03-09-1826, the building that housed Central was built in 1802 and was in use by the police until 1870. From there they moved to 202 N. Guilford Avenue, (North Street) that building was brand new built in 1870 and used until 1908. On March 4, 1908, Central moved to Saratoga and St. Paul Streets, a renovated schoolhouse. That location was used until 09-12-1926 when they went to Fallsway and Fayette St. sharing the Headquarters building built in 1926 and used until 09-12-1977 when they moved to 500 E. Baltimore St. wagonSunpaper -This pic was taken for the Bicentennial Parade 1933

The Central District is comprised of Downtown Baltimore, the Inner Harbor, Mount Vernon, and Lexington Market, among other locations. Some of Baltimore's most well-known buildings are located in the Central District, including the Hippodrome Theatre, Lexington Market, the Alex Brown Building, the Baltimore Convention Center, and Baltimore's City Hall, to name just a few.


Bolton Hill, Reservoir Hill, Charles North, Chinatown, Downtown Baltimore, Druid Heights, Harborplace, Heritage Crossing, Inner Harbor, Lexington Market, Lexington Terrace, Madison Park, McCullough Homes, Mid-Town, Midtown-Belvedere, Mount Vernon, Seton Hill, University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Upton,

Neighborhood Resources

Druid Heights Community Development Corp. - Marble Hill Community Association - Mount Royal Improvement Association - Station North Art & Entertainment District, Downtown Partnership -
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Central District's Community Relations Center

Major Crimes CentralCourtesy of P/O Edward Chaney
Central District Major Crimes
Left to Right Edward Chaney, Kenny Driscoll, Pam Storto, Janice Sauble Peters, Randy Dull
John Emminnizer, Danny Mitchell, Jim Schular, Jim Eigner

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Central's P/O Arron Faulkner

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Jim Holford and Steak Thief no shadow 72

Courtesy Robert Oros
Jim Holford and his Shopplifter

Officer Rudy Metzger

Officer Rudy Metzger

POT in the central

Taken of a CD policeman from about 1959/60... he has a low badge number...
The pic was taken in the area of the Central known at the time as the "POT" 

Bernard Leo Wehage

Courtesy Bernard Leo Wehage

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Friends and Partners


Courtesy Tom Wade
An All-Star Cast Central's Real Police I was honored to have worked with these Guys
This group along with Jeff Wright, Ken Finkenbinder, Rich Koel (Marines) and Tom Sparenberg were honored to participate in a Marine Corps Honor Guard service for Mac and his family at the National Cemetery. This is a combined more than one thousand years of Baltimore Police and military service in this group. Mac, should know we were all proud to be part of your life and legacy. You will never be forgotten.

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Rookie Plate BPDIn my head this was how I tought it looked  LOL

Joe Donato 2

Courtesy of Joe Donato

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Courtesy William Davis

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Courtesy William Davis

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Central Distict September 1988. Mt. Royal and Oliver

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Central District DEU. January 1989 preparing to hit 521 DolphinJoe Donato 6Courtesy of Joe Donato
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Randy Hayes 1990 1992 courtesy Jules PritchardCourtesy Jules Pritchard
Randy Hayes
Central's Midnight Shift
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Central District MCU May 1997 900 blk. W. Fayette StreetJoe Donato 7Courtesy of Joe Donato
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Joseph Peters and PO Wayne Warnick AKA Mike Central District DEU. 1990

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PO Janice Peters Central District December 1990 North Avenue Court
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PO Janice Sauble Central District September 1988. Mt. Royal and Oliver

Courtesy Robert Jones
Friends and Partners

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rodney georgeCourtesy Robert Jones
Rodeny George
Courtesy Sgt

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 PO Kenny Driscoll Central District MCUBurglar and all around Thief Sleeps through Arrest
The best part of this pic wasn't in the pic but was when
Jimmy Schuler bumped a nest of maggot larva onto his head and ran
out of the building stripping out of his shirt trying to get them off of him

Aaron Perkins

Courtesy Sgt J Baker
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Courtesy Sgt J Baker

Shim Arrest 3

Courtesy William Davis

CD Midnight mini bike

Courtesy William Davis

The Squad 1996

The Squad 1996
Central Major Crimes DDU
Back Row - Det Jimmy Eigner, Det Kenny Driscoll, Det Jimmy Schuler, Major Steve McMahon
Front Row - Det Ed Chaney, Det Danny Mitchel, Det Pam Storto, Det Janice Peters, DetJohn Emminizer, Sgt. Randy Dull

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Courtesy William Davis

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Courtesy William Davis

Central Jay Bell

Me Molly

Courtesy William Davis

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William Bertazon

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Good Bad Ugly


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The Good The Ugly The Bad

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 Copies of: Your Baltimore Police Department Class Photo, Pictures of our Officers, Vehicles, Equipment, Newspaper Articles relating to our department and or officers, Old Departmental Newsletters, Lookouts, Wanted Posters, and or Brochures. Information on Deceased Officers and anything that may help Preserve the History and Proud Traditions of this agency. Please contact Retired Detective Kenny Driscoll.

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How to Dispose of Old Police Items


If you come into possession of Police items from an Estate or Death of a Police Officer Family Member and do not know how to properly dispose of these items please contact: Retired Detective Ken Driscoll - Please dispose of POLICE Items: Badges, Guns, Uniforms, Documents, PROPERLY so they won’t be used IMPROPERLY

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Please contact Det. Ret. Kenny Driscoll if you have any pictures of you or your family members and wish them remembered here on this tribute site to Honor the fine men and women who have served with Honor and Distinction at the Baltimore Police Department.

Anyone with information, photographs, memorabilia, or other "Baltimore City Police" items can contact Ret. Det. Kenny Driscoll at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. follow us on Twitter @BaltoPoliceHist or like us on Facebook or mail pics to 8138 Dundalk Ave. Baltimore Md. 21222

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Copies of: Baltimore Police Department class photos, pictures of officers, vehicles, equipment, newspaper articles relating to our department. Also wanted Departmental Newsletters, Lookouts, Wanted Posters, Hot Sheets Reports, and or Brochures. Information on retired or deceased officers, fallen or injured officers and anything that may help us to preserve the history and proud traditions of this agency.
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