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1845 - Southern District History - The Southern District was first located at Montgomery and Sharp Streets, where it sat from 1845 until 1896 when they moved to Ostend Street. Ostend Street and Patapsco Street, remained in use from 1896 until 1985/86, when it moved to 10 Cherry Hill Road where it remains in use to present. The Southern District is comprised of 12.79 square miles and approximately 61,000 residents. It is home to M&T Bank Stadium, home of the Ravens, and Camden Yards, home of the Orioles. The district borders Anne Arundel County and Baltimore County, as well as the Southwest, Western and Central Districts. The district extends south from the Inner Harbor along the waterfront to Hawkins point, west to the Lakeland community, north to Baltimore St. and Payson St. and east back to the Harbor.

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Street Address: 10 Cherry Hill Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21225
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Phone: 410-396-2499
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1845 - Southern District History - 
The Southern District was first located at Montgomery and Sharp Streets, where it sat from 1845 until 1896 when they moved to Ostend Street. Ostend Street and Patapsco Street, remained in use from 1896 until 1985/86, when it moved to 10 Cherry Hill Road where it remains in use to present. 


The Southern District is comprised of 12.79 square miles and approximately 61,000 residents. It is home to M&T Bank Stadium, home of the Ravens, and Camden Yards, home of the Orioles. The district borders Anne Arundel County and Baltimore County, as well as the Southwest, Western and Central Districts. The district extends south from the Inner Harbor along the waterfront to Hawkins point, west to the Lakeland community, north to Baltimore St. and Payson St. and east back to the Harbor.

The officers of the Southern District are proud to serve many diverse and active neighborhoods, which are the fabric of the district. By working with the citizens, it is the goal of the Southern District to improve the quality of life for all residents and visitors.

Neighborhoods

Barre Circle, Bay Brook Park, Brooklyn, Carroll Park, Carroll - Camden Industrial Area, Carrollton Ridge, Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill Park, Curtis Bay, Downtown Industrial Area, Fairfield, Federal Hill Park, Federal Hill - Montgomery, Fort Armistead Park, Fort McHenry, Hawkins Point, Hollins Market, Hollins Park, Lakeland, Latrobe Park, Locust Point, Locust Point Industrial Area, Middle Branch/Reedbird Park, Mount Clare, Mount Winans, New Southwest - Mount Clare, Otterbein, Port Covington, Pratt Monroe, Reed Bird Island, Ridgely's Delight, Riverside, Riverside Park, Saint Paul, SBIC/West Federal Hill, Sharp - Leadenhall, Shoreline, Silo Point, South Baltimore, Spring Garden Industrial Area, Stadium Area, Swann Park, Union Square, Wagner's Point, Washington Village/Pigtown, Wegworth Park, West Pratt, Westport

Neighborhood Resources

The Southern District Police Community Relations Council - South Baltimore Business Association - South Baltimore Improvement Committee - Union Square - Brooklyn - Brooklyn and Curtis Bay Coalition - Carrollton Ridge - Curtis Bay - Federal Hill - Federal Hill South - Riverside - Chesapeake Center for Youth Development - Historic Federal Hill Main Street

The Southern District borders three other Patrol Districts – Central, Western and Southwestern Districts, and consists of a land area of approximately 12.79 square miles. Much of the district borders on the Inner, Middle and Outer branches of the Patapsco River, which eventually enters the Chesapeake Bay in Anne Arundel County.  The District has a population of about 61,000 people and consists of numerous industrial and manufacturing plants.

Entries made in an 1848 SD ledger book

Feb. 9, 1848 - Officer Dreck lost espantoon, rattle, and badge

Sept.20, 1848 - Nightwatchman was found drunk lost hat & badge.

Dec.24, 1848 - Watchman John Rose was shot.

March 6, 1848 - 1st. Mention of watchmen returning badges to watch house after their watch was over. Prior entries only mention the return of tikes & rattles.

July 5, 1848 - Threat to shoot a Night Watchman was made.

Aug. 26,1848 - Watchman saves 2 horses

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