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John A. Olszewski Jr.

Baltimore County plans town halls on public safety, opioids

Baltimore County plans town halls on public safety, opioids

Baltimore County officials on Thursday announced three public safety town halls with new police chief Melissa Hyatt and two public meetings on the county’s response to the opioid crisis.

The public safety town halls are scheduled for the western part of the county on June 19, the eastern part of the county on June 24, and the central part of the county on June 25. All are scheduled to run from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

“These will be more listening sessions than us speaking,” Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski said in an emailed statement. “Chief Hyatt is excited to get out and meet the community and we want to hear from our communities about public safety concerns and...

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