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News & Events | Howard County Police Foundation

Check out the HCPD’s new Electric Pathway Patrol Car

07 Aug 2017

On Wednesday, August 2nd, Howard County Police Foundation President Kyri Greenleaf-Jacobs turned over the keys to HCPD Chief of Police Gary Gardner. The pathway patrol car will help our community outreach officers conduct even more patrols on the county’s pathways.

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Howard County Police Department Adopts Two Head Start Programs

17 Jul 2017

Howard County Police have adopted the Head Start programs in Ellicott City and at the First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, two of the four Head Start programs run by the Community Action Council of Howard County. Head Start, created by the Community Action Council of Howard County, provides free pre-school to eligible 3- to 5-year-old children.

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Mission BBQ in Ellicott City Launches Blue Cup Fundraiser

08 Feb 2017

Starting Monday, February 6th, the Mission BBQ in Ellicott City will donate $2.00 from every Thanks For What You Do Blue Cup to the Howard County Police Foundation, Maryland State Fireman’s Association and Howard Heroes.

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Foundation Funds Department Photography & Videography Equipment

31 Jan 2017

It will now be easier than ever to stay in touch with the Howard County Police Department and gain a behind-the-scenes look at what the department is doing in the community.The foundation funded updated photography and videography equipment for the department’s Office on Public Affairs.

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2017 Collision Avoidance Training (C.A.T.) Dates

11 Jan 2017

Collision Avoidance Training (C.A.T.) is a defensive driving and vehicle control program for young drivers developed by the National Traffic Safety Academy. During the one-day course adapted from law enforcement training, young drivers learn how to handle their vehicles in any situation. Designed especially for new drivers who want more specialized experience on the road, C.A.T. teaches hands-on techniques for evasive maneuvers, emergency braking, cornering, backing, skid recovery, steering, acceleration and more.

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Bowling with Badges Check Presentation

16 Dec 2016

The proceeds from the Howard County Bar Association’s Bowling with Badges event were delivered to the Howard County Police Foundation during a brief presentation on December 13. Bowling with Badges organizer Elizabeth Rosen and bar association President-elect Ryan J. Dymek presented a check for $4,500 to Police Foundation Chair Kyri Jacobs and Police Chief Gary L. Gardner in advance of a police briefing held at the Southern District Police Station.

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Mission BBQ Presents ‘9/11 Never Forget’ Proceeds to the HCPF

27 Oct 2016

l. to r.: Craig Saathoff, Operating Partner, MISSION BBQ; Major Luther Johnson, HCPD; Kyri Jacobs, President, Howard County Police Foundation; and Kim McGill, Community Ambassador MISSION BBQ – Ellicott City Mission BBQ continues to show its support and dedication to those who serve. Opening in Ellicott City less than four months ago, the organization has already gone above and beyond, giving back to our community here in…

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Working Together: Police and Community Event

24 Oct 2016

Please join us at an exciting upcoming event, hosted by the Howard County Police Department, Police Foundation, and Citizens Advisory Council. This event will focus on sharing information about how your police department operates, within the community and behind the scenes, while making sure to afford an opportunity for interactive police-community conversation. It will also allow you the opportunity to put yourself in mock police scenarios in our VirTra police training simulator!

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Shop Amazon & Support HCPF

19 Sep 2016

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American Heroes Cup Sales Benefit HCPF

12 Aug 2016

From now until Sunday, September 11, 2016 $2 from every Red American Heroes Cup sold at the Mission BBQ in Ellicott City will benefit the Howard County Police Foundation. Support your local police department while enjoying delicious BBQ!

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Baskets of Hope Benefiting the HCPF

26 Jul 2016

Limited Edition Law Enforcement Basket from Longaberger Benefits the HCPF Support the Howard County Police Foundation by purchasing the limited edition Longaberger Law Enforcement Basket. Baskets will only be available until August 31st so act fast! A portion of the proceeds will be donated to families of fallen officers and the Howard County Police Foundation. CLICK HERE to purchase the Limited Edition Law Enforcement Basket The…

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Register for the 25th Annual Howard County Police Pace

08 Jul 2016

This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Howard County Police Pace 5K race and one-mile fun walk and run at Centennial Park in Columbia. The goal of the event is to raise money for to provide scholarships and support the department with funding for special needs not met through the annual budget process. Sponsorship opportunities are still available! Join our men in blue on Sunday, September…

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Welcome Mission BBQ to Ellicott City and Support the Howard County Police Department

10 Jun 2016

Prior to the grand opening of Mission BBQ’s new location in Ellicott City on July 11th, the famed BBQ restaurant will open it’s doors to benefit the Howard County Police Foundation. Join us on July 7th for the Rt. 40 Mission BBQ Charity Night Date: Thursday, July 7, 2016 Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm Location: Mission BBQ Ellicott City 3410 Plum Tree Dr, Ellicott City, MD 21042 RSVP: mission21042@mission-bbq.com A portion…

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HCPD to Participate in Special Olympics Torch Run

07 Jun 2016

Howard County police officers and several Special Olympics athletes will participate in the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Maryland June 9 at Centennial Park in Ellicott City. The event will kick off at 10 a.m. at Centennial Park’s Pavilion D, 10000 Route 108. Law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes will run the Special Olympics torch, known as the “Flame of Hope,”…

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HCPF at Iron Girl Expo

03 Jun 2016

Join us at the Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon Expo The Howard County Police Foundation will have a table at the Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon EXPO on Friday, August 5th and Saturday, August 6th. Come by and see us! We will have fliers at the table with a discount code for Police Pace registrants. Schedule of Events Saturday, August 6, 2016 – Packet Pick-up, Expo Time & Location:…

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New Badge Presentations

27 Apr 2016

We are excited to reveal the new badges funded by the Foundation for our Howard County Police Officers! This week we are holding badge presentation ceremonies at each district to distribute the new badges to all of our officers. Check out some of the pictures below of officers receiving their new digs!  

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2015 Major Award Winners

14 Mar 2016

A note from the Howard County Chief of Police, Gary L. Gardner: Each year we recognize our members for the outstanding contributions made to the community and to the police department. Please join me in congratulating our 2015 Major Award Winners.   These employees and volunteers represent the outstanding work performed by HCPD every day. My personal thanks to all of the winners this year, and…

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Come See Us at the Columbia Triathlon Expo

04 Mar 2016

This year the Columbia Triathlon is celebrating its 33rd anniversary as one of the most challenging and longest running triathlons in America. Triathletes from around the world will gather in Howard County, MD on Sunday, May 15, 2016 to compete in the Olympic-distance race. Our crew will be representing the Howard County Police Foundation at this year’s Columbia Triathlon Expo, dates and times are as follows:…

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