Johns Hopkins Public Safety is responsible for the oversight of security operations and investigations on the campuses of Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Medicine.

When fully implemented, the JHPD will be narrow in scope – no more than 100 personnel – and only one element of our overall public safety approach, which includes root cause preventioninnovative responses to behavioral health crises, and investments in community safety partnerships


Summer 2022  

  • June 12 – Two-year pause ends  

Fall 2022 

August 2022 

  • August 23 – Announcement of dates and locations of three public town halls to present the draft MOU and obtain community feedback/questions.

September 2022 

October 2022 

  • October 18 – Public comment period ends.
  • October 19 – Baltimore City Council 30-day review/comment period on proposed MOU.

November 2022 

  • November 17 – City Council comment period concludes.

November / December 2022 

  • December 2 – MOU is finalized, posted on website.  

Spring / Fall 2023 

  • JHPD officer recruitment and training 

Tentative Fall 2023 / Spring 2024 

  • JHPD officers are deployed on Homewood, Peabody and East Baltimore Campuses  

More information about the JHPD