Public Information and Research

The Communications Office is the Department’s contact point for the public and media for inquiries about the agency. The office directs press relations including such activities as preparation of press conferences, news releases, annual reports, newsletters, informational and training videos and feature articles. The office coordinates facility tours and speaking engagements. The office also responds to Public Information Act Requests from the media.

Below is our contact information:

300 East Joppa Road
Suite 1000
Towson, Maryland 21286
(410) 339-5081

Press Releases

Use this link to view Departmental press releases, which are archived for up to a year.


This link provides current reports, narratives and informational documents prepared by DPSCS divisions and agencies.

Story Ideas

For members of the media looking for story ideas, click here for a list of DPSCS events and programs.

Research - Data and Resources

This link provides FAQs about departmental data for research purposes.

Public Information Act

Use this link to find out more about requesting information from DPSCS under the Public Information Act.