Chief Earline Ward

Chief WardMajor Earline Ward grew-up in Northeast Baltimore City. She graduated from Northern High School and attended the University of Maryland Baltimore County.  

Major Ward enlisted in the United States Army Reserve, and served proudly for 22 years as a Military Police Officer. In 1983 she became a Police Officer with The Maryland Transit Administration Police Force. She was promoted and worked as Patrol Supervisor and progressed to Detective Sergeant in the investigations unit.  

Major Ward also served in the honor guard and was the first female motorcycle officer in that agency.  

She retired with a total of 28 years of service with the MTA Police Force in 2009 and presently serves with pride as Chief of Security with the Baltimore City Sheriff’s Office.