ABOUT US

One of the highlights of participating in the community is the reward of giving back to the community. Operation P.U.L.S.E. has sponsored several annual Father and Son Breakfasts with local schools in the community. This event gave an opportunity for fathers to bond with their sons in a positive environment. Several men from different walks life and professional backgrounds were on hand at the request of P.U.L.S.E. to serve as role models and mentors to the

students without a male figure present.

Operation P.U.L.S.E. participates annually as a local sponsor of ‘National Night Out’ against Crime. National Night Out is designed to:

1. Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness

2. Generate support for and participation in local anti-crime efforts

3. Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships

4. Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and standing together.

Operation P.U.L.S.E. secured and administered the Hotspots grant, an initiative funded by the state through the Baltimore City Police Department and was a coordinated effort of state, local, and neighborhood groups to bring to bring about reduction in crime and enhance neighborhood safety and pride.

Operation P.U.L.S.E. facilitated the Ambassadors Program which trained persons in security techniques and community relations in partnership with John Hopkins Medical Institutions Corporate Security along H.E.B.C.A.C. (Historic East Baltimore Community Act on Coalition). As a part of training, these persons patrolled the Monument Street Merchant Corridor. The 6 month long training program served as a springboard for individuals completing the program to be hired by Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions Corporate Security. P.U.L.S.E. additionally assisted persons in acquiring a G.E.D.

Through the sharing of the documentary, The Interrupters, P.U.L.S.E. initiated crucial dialogue between former gang member, law enforcement and our community. Operation P.U.L.S.E. also gave the community an opportunity to show appreciation for those who put their lives on the line each day, and the families who have loved, and in some cases lost, them. The Heroes Behind the Badge showing gave the community a perspective which had been missing in many communities where trust between law enforcement and residents is now growing.

Operation P.U.L.S.E. has even been privileged to be visited by the former United States so affected by crime. Attorney General, The Honorable Janet Reno, to see the firsthand how P.U.L.S.E. makes a difference in the community it serves and the lives of people so affected by crime. P.U.L.S.E. continues to be honored by churches, schools, local and state government for their commitment to the prevention of crime.

MISSION STATEMENT

 Operation P.U.L.S.E. (People United to Live in a Safe Environment) is a crime prevention program designed to have a positive impact in removing crime and violence from the East Baltimore community. In partnership with the Johns Hopkins Medical Institution Corporate Security, Operation P.U.L.S.E. trains volunteers with an extensive Crime Prevention Course in Operation Identification, Conflict Management, Public Relations, Courtroom Training, Citizens on Patrol and most important, Evangelism. We are a part of the church and spread the Word whenever and wherever we go. Once the security training is completed, P.U.L.S.E.  Volunteers take to the streets working with churches, the Baltimore City Police Department, schools, neighborhoods, community groups/leaders and other city agencies to set up security ministries.

ABOUT US

One of the highlights of participating in the community is the reward of giving back to the community. Operation P.U.L.S.E. has sponsored several annual Father and Son Breakfasts with local schools in the community. This event gave an opportunity for fathers to bond with their sons in a positive environment. Several men from different walks life and professional backgrounds were on hand at the request of P.U.L.S.E. to serve as role models and mentors to the

students without a male figure present.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

  Samuel T. Redd was born, raised, and educated in Baltimore City. He graduated from the Historic Baltimore City College High School, a fact he states with pride as a distinguished alumna. Mr. Redd has served his beloved hometown in several capacities, most notably as the Fire Commissioner of Baltimore City Fire Department. He currently serves as the Executive Director of Operation P.U.L.S.E., a position he has held since 1992. Under Sam Redd’s leadership, P.U.L.S.E. has received numerous citations and awards from governors, mayors, United States House of Representatives, United States Senate and community groups as well as other organizations and institutions. Mr. Redd has been called upon often to speak in public forums, seminars and training classes on crime prevention and faith based initiatives.

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

One of the highlights of participating in the community is the reward of giving back to the community. Operation P.U.L.S.E. has sponsored several annual Father and Son Breakfasts with local schools in the community. This event gave an opportunity for fathers to bond with their sons in a positive environment. Several men from different walks life and professional backgrounds were on hand at the request of P.U.L.S.E. to serve as role models and mentors to the

students without a male figure present.

PARTNERSHIP

Zion Baptist Church
New Covenant Tabernacle
FBI & FBI Citizens Alumni Association
Johns Hopkins Corporate Security
Urban Health Institute
SOURCE (Student Outreach Resource Center)
Bloomberg School of Public Health, the School of Nursing, and the School of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University.

students without a male figure present.