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4/17/2014 - 04.17.14 Howard County Executive Ulman Announces Retirement of Police Chief McMahon; Appointment of New Chief Gardner READ MORE
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  • Howard County police will host 10 drop-off locations for the Drug Enforcement Administration's National Take Back Initiative on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This initiative allows citizens to dispose of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications safely and anonymously. For a list of drop-off locations in Howard County, click here.
  • Howard County Police Chief William J. McMahon has released the annual School Zone Speed Camera Report to the County Council. In summary, the program reduced speeds on 71 percent of our school zone roadways in 2013.  It has also reduced the number of collisions occurring on those roadways by 27 percent.  The program is having the effect we’ve worked for from the beginning.  Drivers are changing their behaviors and roads around schools are getting safer. To read the full report, click here. 
  •  Registration is now open for the next session of Collision Avoidance Training, to be held April 25-26. This is an advanced defensive driving and vehicle control program for drivers ages 16-20 years old. Please note, this class is for drivers who possess a valid "Class C" driver's license (no learners permit.)The two-day C.A.T. course will be offered 10 times in 2014. For a list of dates and  information on how to apply, click here
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  • Non-emergencies 410-313-2200
  • General information 410-313-3200  

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