The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Police Chief Thomas Leone was appointed to the top post at the UMB police department on Sept. 21. He is no stranger to UMB having served the department since 2016 and was recently in the interim chief role. On this week's episode, we sit down with Leone and UMBPD Public Information Officer Carin Morrell to talk about all the great things the UMBPD does for the University and the West Baltimore community. They dive deep into how Chief Leone got is start as a police officer (7:54), how UMBPD engages the community (17:00), how you can use the UMBPD to stay safe on campus (22:59), how Officer Lexi, the University's first comfort dog, became a member of the department (28:13), and much more!
Plus, in this week's Pulse Check: an update on COVID-19 protocols (5:23), information about upcoming events at the UMB Community Engagement Center (5:51) and at Donaldson Brown (6:33), and information about a new course you can take about the history of oppression (7:09).
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