Police Recognized For Arresting Most Dangerous Offenders
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Baltimore County's efforts to target repeat violent offenders has been recognized on an international level.

More than 200 warrants were served between 2010 and 2011 in the county.

Police Chief Jim Johnson tells WBAL Radio that more than 300 warrants were served and more than 150 people arrested.

Johnson says the county police officers work as a team with Parole and Probation, the Department of Juvenile Services and the State Department of Public Safety and Corrections.

The award from the International Association of Chiefs of Police recognizes the Violence Prevention Initiative.

Only two other awards were handed out this year according to police.