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Join police and fire for Public Safety Day

Baltimore County Police and Fire celebrate the 11th Annual Public Safety Day Saturday, September 19.

9/17/2015, 12:30 p.m.
Join the Baltimore County Police and Fire departments for a day of family fun at Public Safety Day on Saturday, ...
Baltimore County Public Safety Day 2014. (Courtesy Photo)

Join the Baltimore County Police and Fire departments for a day of family fun at Public Safety Day on Saturday, September 19.

Public Safety Day for the general public begins at 11 a.m. and concludes at 2 p.m. Those with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families will spend 10 to 11 a.m. interacting with police, firefighters and other first responders before the day opens to the general public. The event is free of charge.

Public Safety Day allows visitors an “up-close” look at police and fire equipment, and includes demonstrations given by Police, Fire and EMS personnel. The demonstrations are entertaining and educational.

Come see the following displays and demonstrations on Public Safety Day.

  • Police K-9 dogs in action
  • The BCoPD Tactical Team
  • Equipment displays
  • A Police armored car
  • The Baltimore County Police helicopter
  • Police motorcycles
  • Seatbelt “Convincer”
  • Fire Department rescues, using Jaws of Life
  • A CPR “Hands Only” demonstration
  • Fire engines
  • Special events for kids, such as face painting, arts and crafts and finger printing

Participants include the Baltimore County Police and Fire Departments; the Baltimore County Volunteer Firemen’s Association; the Baltimore County Sheriff’s Office; and other local and state agencies. This is your opportunity to bring your questions and concerns to Baltimore County’s public safety experts.

The Baltimore County Police and Community Relations Councils, Inc. and Pathfinders for Autism are sponsoring this free annual event.

Mark your calendar and join us for Public Safety Day on Saturday, September 19.