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Input sought for crafting progressive police policies for JHPD
Published April 26, 2023
Feedback from virtual forums, including 'Ask the Expert' panels, and JH Accountability Board to shape policies that will be finalized by Oct. 1
Public safety
Branville Bard Jr. to serve as JHPD chief
Published April 20, 2023
Bard, vice president for public safety since August 2021, will oversee the establishment of JHPD policies, procedures, and staffing to ensure a culture of public service governed by transparency and accountability
Leading with empathy
Published Jan 30, 2023
After more than 30 years in crisis response and therapy, Kim Sütter still answers the call to help those in need as part of the Johns Hopkins Behavioral Health Crisis Support Team
Ten nominated to join JH Accountability Board
Published Dec 20, 2022
The board will play a key role in helping to shape the development and operation of the future Hopkins police department
Community Safety
Performing arts meet public health in innovative new program
Published Dec 5, 2022
Performance provides a path to healing in the Existential Determinants of Health program, an arts-based approach to substance abuse disorder supported by JHU's Innovation Fund for Community Safety
Public safety
Final MOU sets stage for next phase in JHPD development
Published Dec 2, 2022
The publicly available document incorporates the majority of community feedback and is accompanied by separate reports detailing the university's response to more than 250 comments submitted by the community
Public safety
Johns Hopkins Police Accountability Board opens call for new members
Published Oct 13, 2022
Baltimore and university community members can apply to help shape the development of a model campus police department; applications due by Nov. 7
Behavioral health crisis resource expands to Peabody, launches 24/7 phone line
Published Oct 7, 2022
The program, which pairs licensed clinicians with public safety officers, responded to 88 calls during one-year Homewood campus pilot phase
Public safety
Community input sought on draft MOU
Published Sept 22, 2022
21-page document details operational framework for a future JHPD; three town hall conversations are scheduled, with breakout discussions facilitated by Baltimore Community Mediation
Community Safety
Abuse intervention program aims to reduce violence
Published Sept 9, 2022
Support from Johns Hopkins University's Innovation Fund for Community Safety has helped House of Ruth Maryland expand a program that aims to address the root causes of violence