Retired Major Ronald B. Schwartz served with the Baltimore County Police Department for more than Forty-One years holding command positions in both patrol and support divisions. These positions include the Training Academy, Intelligence Division, Departmental Night Commander, the Technical Support Services Division, several Patrol Precincts, the Office of Policy, Analysis and Development Services as the Initiative Manager for Community Policing, and the Commander of Departmental Crime Prevention Programs and Security Strategy.
As a professional trainer, Retired Major Schwartz traveled throughout the Country providing Community Policing, problem solving, strategic planning and crime prevention and Security training for a wide variety of public and private organizations including:
The Police and Private Security Association
The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE)
The East Coast Conference on Community Policing
The Maryland Law Enforcement Officers’ Association
The U.S. Attorney’s Office
Maryland Crime Prevention Institute and
The National Institute of Justice
Major Schwattz was appointed to the Governor of Maryland’s Consortium for the State of Maryland Community Policing Academy and was also selected as a Training Fellow for the International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program through the Department of State.
Major Schwartz has been involved with the Maryland Crime Prevention Association, Inc. since it’s beginning in 1983 and has served as the organizations President for the past sixteen years.
Major Schwartz has earned an Associate of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from the Essex Community College and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Strategic Management and Human Resources from Towson State University. Major Schwartz has also received his Board Certification as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) through the American Society for Industrial Security and continues to be a member in good standing. Major Schwartz is also a certified general Aviation fixed wing pilot earning his certification in 2011.
In July of 2011 the Chief of the Baltimore County Police Department appointed Major Schwartz as the Commander of the Baltimore County Training Division from where he retired in December of 2012.
Since 2012 Retired Major Schwartz has continued to lead the Maryland Crime Prevention Association, Inc. into the future establishing the organization as one of the premiere non-profit organizations providing crime prevention information and training throughout the State of Maryland.