K-9 Teams Carry the Day
Congratulations to the members of the K-9 Unit that attended the United States Police Canine Association Region 3 Detector Trials in Herndon Virginia over the weekend. Twelve Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services K-9 teams successfully earned their certification on Saturday despite the pouring rain.
Four teams placed in the top 10 while Lt. Brian Kyle and K-9 Jade earned a perfect score of 200 and a 2nd place finish. Thank you for your hard work and representing the Department and Unit well. We look forward to the additional hardware for the trophy case!
Lt. Brian Kyle and K-9 Jade pictured
Fallen Heroes Memorial
Public Safety veteran focuses on stick-up men — and men with sticks
TOWSON, MD — In his “day job,” Public Safety veteran Phil Rossetti faces plenty of stress. As a key intel officer assigned to work with Baltimore County law enforcement, Phil, who’s a longtime Parole and Probation/Public Safety Intelligence Division stalwart, plays a critical role in identifying repeat offenders and reducing violence and recidivism.
But after work, Phil turns his attention from stick-up men to men with sticks—and he’s won an award for his work. This month, Rossetti was named Coach of the Year in Baltimore County, where his Perry Hall High School boys lacrosse team engineered a remarkable turnaround, finishing 5-2 in league play after a difficult 2015 season.
“I was determined,” Rossetti says, “to show the county that Perry Hall lacrosse would be back, to put Perry Hall lacrosse back on the map.”
Named at the last minute to return to his alma mater, Rossetti guided the boys to a remarkable turnaround season. It included wins over teams the Perry Hall seniors had never beaten in their three prior years, and a win over Dulaney, a team Perry Hall hadn’t beaten in twenty one years. .... Read more