BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore County’s new police chief was sworn into her new role Monday.
Melissa Hyatt is the first female chief in Baltimore County history.READ MORE: President Biden Addresses US Naval Academy Grads In Annapolis Amid Texas, Ukraine Backdrop
She’s a 20-year veteran of the Baltimore City Police Department and a graduate of the FBI National Academy.READ MORE: Tank Vs Talk: Baltimore's Gervonta Davis Aims To Quiet Challenger Romero
She succeeds Terrence Sheridan, who held the position since 2017.MORE NEWS: 2 Swimmers Exposed To Toxic Gas In Ocean City Pool, Hospitalized
With her appointment, all of the county’s public safety agencies are now led by women.