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September 22, 2016:

Irvington COP Walk

The Irvington Community, located in Southwest Baltimore, hosts a biweekly Citizens on Patrol Walk, which The Baltimore Guardian Angels are often invited to attend. This Baltimore Neighborhood has an estimated 4500 residents.

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September 18, 2016:

Essex Day Festival 2016

The Baltimore Guardian Angels participated in the 41st Annual Essex Day Festival. This year’s event was a return to the roots of the Festival. With 3 stages throughout the Festival A Variety of Food Vendors, and the Festival was host to Community Organizations Non Profits.

The Angels of the Baltimore Chapter also had the opportunity to catch up with some “Old Friends” and greeted some New Friends As Well.

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August 31, 2016:

The Baltimore Guardian Angels, Baltimore Police department and Actor/Comedian Guy Richards form Partnership to Raise Awareness and Fight Stigma Associated with Mental Illness.

Baltimore City’s “Top Cop,” Commissioner Kevin Davis, announced at a Press Conference on August 31, 2016, that the Baltimore Police Department, Guardian Angels and Actor/Comedian Guy Richards are teaming up to educate others and raise awareness on the effects of Mental Illness. Commissioner Davis spoke of his intention to host a Seminar for Officers of the Baltimore Police Department about Mental Illness in the hopes that through the Education of Officers, and Others, we can change the way Mental Illness is viewed and handled within the Department as well as by the Public at Large.

During the Press Conference, held at Police Headquarters, Actor/Comedian, Guy Richards, disclosed for the first time publicly, that he has an Axis I diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder, for which he has been receiving treatment since 2002. He described how it affected his life and interactions with others and he thanked those closest to him, without whose help, he admitted, he would not be here today.

This partnership follows what Commissioner Davis called the “Scathing Criticisms of (their) Agency and Arguably (their) Profession,” referring, of course, to the Published Findings of the Department of Justice Investigation of the Baltimore Police Department. Additionally, the Announcement precedes the BPD’s announcement of a New Director of the Baltimore Police Training Academy, whom Commissioner Davis stated had a background in de-escalation techniques.


The Press Conference Can Be Viewed Below or BFollow the Following Link to the BPD YouTube Channel.

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August 27, 2016:

Protect & Serve Cookout

Baltimore City Police Commissioner Kevin Davis, and Baltimore City Council President, Jack Young, hosted the “Protect & Serve Cookout” at Druid Hill Park.


The Event was Free and Open to the Public. Residents, Community Leaders, Public Officials, Representatives from Local Agencies and a large number of Baltimore City Police Officers and the Command Staff of the BCPD were all in attendance.

The event was an opportunity for the Angels to catch up with some “old friends” as well as to make some new ones.

The Baltimore Guardian Angels were honored to Participate in the Event, and we Look Forward to further developing the relationship between the Guardian Angel Organization and the BCPD.

For More Information on the Baltimore Guardian Angels or To Inquire about having the Angels attend Your Next Community Event, Contact Us Today.

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August 20, 2016:

Senior Safety Seminar

The Baltimore Guardian Angels led a Senior Safety Seminar at the Christ Church Harbor Apartments.

The Senior Safety Seminar teaches Awareness and Self Defense tactics to Senior Citizens who are often times perceived as being more vulnerable to crime.

The Class was led by Baltimore Regional Director, Marcus “Strider” Dent and the Angels demonstrated

Self Defense maneuvers to the many who attended.

Many Thanks to The Residents of Christ Church Harbor Apartments for participating in the Seminar.

For More Information on the Senior Self Defense Seminar or Becoming Involved with the Baltimore Guardian Angels, Contact Us Today.

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August 13, 2016:

The 2nd Morrell Park Anti Crime and Violence Rally

The Baltimore Guardian Angels along with The Morrell Park Guardian Angel Watch Group and fellow residents of Morrell Park, gathered together for the 2nd Anti Crime and Violence Rally held in this Southwestern Baltimore City Community.

The Guardian Angel Watch group from Morrell Park donned their T-shirs and carried signs which evidenced their intolerance for the recent uptick of Crime in their community.

The Baltimore Guardcian Angels support the involvement of these Residents in policing their own streets.

For More Information on The Baltimore Guardian Angels or any of the programs the Guardian Angels offer, please contact us.  

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August 7, 2016:

     Guardian Angels use blue tape to show support for cops

Story By: Esteban Parra, The News Journal 8:02 p.m. EDT August 6, 2016

Project Blue TapeThe Wilmington Guardian Angels Chapter is showing their support for law enforcement officers by using a simple roll of blue tape.

The group also hopes that the Project Blue Tape, which adheres strips of painter's tape to vehicles or clothing in a show of support for police, helps start a healing movement in Wilmington between residents and police.

"The Guardian Angels decided that we wanted to take an event that could bring peace throughout the city,"  said Marcos "Punisher" Velez, Wilmington Guardian Angels chapter commander.

Velez said he got the idea after learning about a man in Maple Valley, Washington, who decided that he wanted to show his appreciation for law enforcement by sticking a strip of blue tape across the back of his Dodge truck. Andy Audette shared the idea on his Facebook page, and the idea spread, prompting others to add blue tape to their vehicles.

Wilmington Guardian Angels Chapter Commander MarcosThere's even a Facebook Project Blue Stripe page, where people can show their support for law enforcement.

Now Velez said he wants to duplicate the movement in the area and hopes that by seeing the support there is more trust between police and the community.

"Project Blue Tape lets people know that not all cops are bad and not everybody in the community is bad," he said. "We want to bring some type of peace between the community and the police. And bring some trust."

On Saturday he held an event on the edge of Wilmington's Hedgeville neighborhood, where he and others stuck blue tape on vehicles and held a party to celebrate the occasion.

Rev. Sandra Ben, who created Safe United Neighborhoods, or S.U.N., attended the event. She said it's important because it shows that people care about what's going on in their communities.

"People have to see that there are people who care," she said. "Not everybody is out for violence. Not everybody is out to fight.

"We're just all trying to come together and show people that we can be friendly and have a good time. And violence is not the way to handle things."

Contact Esteban Parra at (302) 324-2299, or Twitter @eparra3.

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