Bruce Lohr is the Manager of a Maryland Police In Service Training Unit. Bruce came to the Manager’s Position after 14 years as an Instructor. Prior to this Bruce spent 25 years with the Howard County Police Department retiring as a Corporal in 2002. During his career Bruce held positions in Patrol, the Youth Services Section, and the Crime Prevention Section. His special duties included those of a Crime Prevention Specialist, Hate / Bias Incident Coordinator, Recruiter, Intoximeter Operator, Maryland Police Training Commission Instructor, Command Post Operator, Field Training Officer, and a DARE / GREAT Instructor.
Bruce has been the recipient of the Governor’s Citation of Valor, the Maryland State Police Certificate of Valor, the Bronze medal, three Governor’s Awards for Crime Prevention, and was the Howard County Police Department Officer of the Year in 1992. After retiring from HCPD Bruce went to work as a Sergeant with the McDaniel College Department of Campus Safety and Campus Police Unit. In 2004 Bruce joined the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions.
Bruce currently supervises, facilitates, and conducts training for law enforcement officers, community groups, businesses, and schools. Bruce is also a Gang Instructor. Bruce was the 2007 Employee of the Year for the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions and a MPCTC Instructor of the Year in 2011. Bruce also serves as the 1st Vice President of the Maryland Crime Prevention Association. As 1st VP Bruce works with the MCPA Board and coordinates, conducts, and facilitates training for MCPA throughout Maryland and surrounding states and interacts with state and federal law enforcement agencies. Bruce is also a member of the INLETS Planning Committee (Intel and Law Enforcement Training Seminars) and the Chair of the Fallen Heroes Committee for MPCTC.