Death Notification: John Miller

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of John Miller, father of PFC Matt Miller of PC3/Franklin, on 12/10/17.

There will be a memorial gathering at the Ambrose Funeral home located at 1328 Sulphur Spring Rd in Arbutus on Wednesday 12/20 from 5pm to 7pm, and the family will receive friends at the Arbutus Social Club afterwards. In lieu of flowers it is requested that donations be made to St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

Please keep the Miller family in your thoughts.

Death Notification: Louis Carl Jordan

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Louis Carl Jordan, father-in-law of Officer Barry Jordan, and father of retired Baltimore County Fire Department Paramedic Jennifer Jordan. Mr. Jordan passed away on November 25, 2017.

There will be a memorial service held at 1400 hrs on January 6, 2018 at the Union Bridge Fire Hall,  8 W Locust St, Union Bridge, MD 21791. The Cockeysville Precinct family extends its most sincere condolences to the Jordan family.

Death Notification: Lorraine Zorn

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Lorraine Zorn, Mother of Officer Jeffrey Zorn. Please continue to keep the Zorn family in your thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

The funeral arrangements are as follows:

Viewing:

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 @ 7-9 p.m.
Thursday, November 30, 2017 @ 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. E.F. Lassahn Funeral Home, P.A. 11750 Belair Road Kingsville, Maryland 21087

Funeral:

Mass of Christian Burial Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 10 a.m. St. Joseph Church Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery 8420 Belair Road Fullerton, Maryland 21236

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Lorraine’s name to Bello Machre, Inc., 7765 Freetown Road, Glen Burnie, MD 21060.

Death Notification: Wanda Presha

The Lodge regrets to announce the recent passing of Wanda Presha, Sister of Detective Robert Wright, Sr., Sister-In-Law of Ofc. Kim Hicks-Wright, and the of Aunt of Ofc. Philip Robert Wright. Please continue to keep the Wright family in your thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

The funeral arrangements are as follows:

Viewing
Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 4-7p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Church
1300 Martin Luther King Drive
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

Funeral
Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 1p.m.
Congregational Holiness Church
2079 FL-16
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

2017 FOP Lodge #4 Election Results

The following is the results of the 2017 FOP Lodge #4 election. A total of 1292 ballots were returned. Five (5) ballots were invalid for too many selections (more than 5 board members selected) for a total of 1287.
The term for President and the Executive Board of Directors begins in December 2017 and expires in December 2019.

Congratulation to the winners and all those who participated and voted this year.

President:
Cole Weston – 959
Doug Jess – 301

1st VP – Steven Comegna – (unopposed)
2nd VP – David Rose – (unopposed)
Treasurer – Bob Caskey – (unopposed)
Secretary- Donna Patterson – (unopposed)
State Trustee – Don Patterson – (unopposed)
Chaplain – Tony DiCara – (unopposed)
Sergeant at Arms – Ryan Massey – (unopposed)

Executive Board of Directors:
Mike DiCara – 950
Kathy Kraemer – 908
Tom Scally – 878
Dave Sweren – 874
Jim Rommel – 870
Justin Warnick – 573
Sekou Hinton – 361

Bold font denotes the winners

Death Notification: Jean Tullai

The Lodge regrets to announce the death of Jean Tullai, Mother-in-Law of Detective Pete Hanlon of the Robbery Unit.

Friends may call at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26) on Monday, November 27th from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM where a Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, November 28th at 10 AM. Interment private. www.RuckFuneralHomes.com

Death Notification: Frederick M. Canter, Sr.

The Lodge regrets to announce the recent passing of Mr. Frederick M. Canter, Sr., the beloved father of Captain Scott Canter. The Canter family will welcome guests honoring Fred’s life; viewing and service details are listed below. Please continue to keep Scott and his family in your thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

Viewing:
Monday November 27, 2017 2-4pm. and 6-8 pm. Shimunek Funeral Home 9705 Belair Road Nottingham, MD. 21236

Service:
Tuesday November 28, 2017 10 am. Shimunek Funeral Home 9705 Belair Road Nottingham, MD. 21236

Followed by the Interment at:
Parkwood Cemetery 3310 Taylor Avenue Baltimore, MD. 21234

Death notification: Mrs. Delores Ethel Martin

The lodge regrets to announce the death of Mrs. Delores Ethel Martin, wife of retired Officer Elton E. Martin Sr. (deceased) and retired Sergeant Elton E. Martin Jr.on November 11, 2017 after a long illness.  A private memorial service will be held at a later time.

We ask that you keep the family in your prayers at this time.

Thank you.

Death Notification: Retired Detective Howard Lester Jones, Jr.

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Retired Detective Howard Lester Jones, Jr., father of Police Officer First Class Howard Jones III.  Detective Jones passed away on November 4, 2017.  Detective Jones served the Baltimore Police Department for more than 37 years.
Family and friends will honor Howard’s life at the Evans Funeral Chapel located at 8800 Harford Road in Parkville on Wednesday, November the 8th from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.  A funeral service will be held there at 9 a.m. on Thursday.
An interment will follow at the Gardens of Faith Cemetery which is located at 5598 Trumps Mill Rd, Baltimore, MD. 21206
Memorial donations may be made to Gilchrist Hospice Care, 11311 McCormick Road, Suite 350, Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031. Without the support of Gilchrist, the journey towards end of life for Howard would have been more unbearable for him as well as his family.

Class Grievance for Police Officer Part-Time Has Been Resolved

On October 5, the FOP filed a class grievance against Chief Sheridan and Baltimore County Office of Human Resources after they posted a job opening for the position of Police Officer Part-Time on the county website. The listing also contained a salary and job description. These items have to be negotiated with the FOP.  A request to bargain also was sent to Chief Sheridan.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Baltimore County Government and the Baltimore County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #4 (FOP), specifically article 1 section 1.2 “Employee Defined” states “Whenever used in this MOU, the term “employee” shall mean all sworn personnel up to and including the rank of Lieutenant of the Police Department.”

Furthermore, article 1 section 1.1 “Union Recognition” states “The Administration recognizes the FOP as the exclusive representative of its employees as defined in Section in Section 1.2 of this article with respect to wages, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.”

Through the Police Officer Part Time position, the Department and the County are altering the negotiated terms and conditions of employment. It would also cause those hired in the position of part time police officer to be unrepresented should they be accused of any wrongdoing or sustain any liability.

On October 19, 2017, Chief Sheridan issued a correspondence denying the grievance and refusing to bargain.

Our appeal to step #3 was promptly filed with the Office of Administrative Hearings. That hearing was scheduled for November 1, 2017 at 1:30pm.

On October 30, 2017, Chief Sheridan issued a correspondence rescinding the position of “part-time police officer”. The posting has also been removed from the county website.

On October 31, 2017, President Weston responded in a correspondence to Chief Sheridan and the Office of Administrative Hearings that the FOP was withdrawing its request to bargain and the class grievance.

Death Notification: Mrs. Joan Arlene Canter

The Lodge regrets to announce the recent passing of Mrs. Joan Arlene Canter, the beloved mother of Captain Scott Canter.  The Canter family will welcome guests honoring Joan’s life; viewing and service details are listed below.  Please keep Scott and his family in your prayers during this difficult time.   

Viewing:
Friday October 13, 2017
2-4 and 6-8 pm Shimunek Funeral Home 9705 Belair Road Nottingham, MD 21236

Service:
Saturday October 14, 2017
Shimunek Funeral Home 9708 Bel Air Road 10 am

Followed by the Interment at
Parkwood Cemetery 3310 Taylor Ave Baltimore, MD 21234

Death Notification: Eloise Jefferson Dade

The Lodge 12 regrets to announce the passing of Mrs. Eloise Jefferson Dade, the beloved mother of Sergeant Michael Dade #3694 of Shift 1. Mrs. Dade passed at home unexpectedly on Friday October 6, 2017. The Dade family will welcome guests to the Randallstown Vaughn Greene Funeral Home on Thursday October 12, from 1600-2000 hours. The Randallstown Vaughn Greene is located at 8728 Liberty Road, Randallstown MD 21133. Funeral services will be held on Friday October 13, beginning at 1030 hours. Please keep Mike and his family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Death Notification: PFC Kevin Loss

The following are the viewing, funeral arrangements and internment for PFC Kevin Loss;

Viewing:

Date:  Thursday October 5th, 2017
Time: 1800-2000
Location:       Ken Worthy Funeral Home 269 Frederick St. Hanover, Pa. 17331

Funeral:
Date:              Friday October 6th, 2017
Time:              11:30 hrs.
Location:       Calvary Bible Church 603 Avenue Hanover, Pa. 17331

Internment:
Date:             Friday October 6th, 2017
Time:            Immediately following the funeral

Location:       Rest Haven Cemetery 310 Westminster Avenue Hanover, Pa. 17331

Immediately following the burial, family and friends will be gathering at a place to be determined later. Information will be forthcoming.

Please keep Sister Stacy Loss and the Loss family in your thoughts and prayers.

 

 

 

 

Lieutenant Douglas J. McManus #3810

Assistant Precinct Commander

Baltimore County Police Department

Franklin Precinct- 03

606 Nicodemus Road

Reisterstown, Md 21136

410-887-6965

 

Connect with Baltimore County
www.baltimorecountymd.gov

Congratulations to all on your promotion

On Friday, September 29, the Baltimore County Police Department held a promotional ceremony for the ranks of Colonel and Major at the Vista Room, 2200 York Road, 21093.

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, Baltimore County Police Chief Terrence B. Sheridan, and other local government representatives will be in attendance to congratulate the officers on their new assignments.

The following is the list of the promoted officers and their new assignments.

  • Major Steven M. Hlavach will be promoted to the rank of Colonel and assigned to the Criminal Investigation Bureau.
  • Captain Andre K. Davis will be promoted to the rank of Major and is assigned to the Criminal Information and Analysis Division.
  • Captain David J. Folderauer will be promoted to the rank of Major and is assigned to the Operations Bureau, Western Patrol Division.
  • Captain Jay C. Landsman Jr. will be promoted to the rank of Major and is assigned to the Technical Services Division.
  • Captain Robert O. McCullough will be promoted to the rank of Major and is assigned to the Operations Bureau, Executive Officer.
  • Captain John J. McGann will be promoted to the rank of Major and is assigned to the Criminal Investigations Bureau.
  • Captain James P. Monahan will be promoted to the rank of Major and is assigned to the Internal Affairs Section.