FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

February 1, 2012

Contact: Sgt. Kirk E. Perez, 410-537-7724

MEDIA ADVISORY
NEW MDTA POLICE OFFICERS JOIN THE RANKS

WHAT: After successfully completing a 31-week academic and physical training program, 25 Police Recruits will graduate tomorrow night from the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police Training Academy. Newly graduated MDTA Police Officers will be assigned to police detachments at Marylands toll facilities, BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and the Port of Baltimore. The graduating class includes five members of the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) Police.  

WHO:

  • Beverley K. Swaim-Staley, MDTA Chairman
  • Harold M. Bartlett, MDTA Executive Secretary
  • Mjr. Michael Kundrat, MDTA Senior Police Commander
  • John E. Gavrilis, MTA Chief of Police

WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 6 - 8 p.m.

WHERE: Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, MD 21225

From I-695 north: Take Exit 3A, bearing right toward Ordnance Rd./Ritchie Hwy. (0.18 miles) Turn slight right onto MD 2 north/Governor Ritchie Hwy. (0.80 miles) Turn left at the intersection of Hammonds Lane/Walton Ave. (0.22 miles) The Chesapeake Arts Center will be on your right immediately after the shopping center.

From I-695 south: Take Exit 3 onto MD 2 north/Governor Ritchie Hwy. (0.80 miles) Turn left at the intersection of Hammonds Lane/Walton Ave. (0.22 miles) The Chesapeake Arts Center will be on your right immediately after the shopping center.

Members of the media who plan to cover the event should contact Sgt. Kirk E. Perez, MDTA Police Public Information Officer, at 410-537-7724.