VA Maryland Health Care System Names New Chief of Police

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The VA Maryland Health Care System has announced that Johnny Delgado has been selected as the new Chief of Police Service for the health care system

The VA Maryland Health Care System has announced that Johnny Delgado has been selected as the new Chief of Police Service for the health care system.

“His extensive experience as a leader in law enforcement with the Baltimore City Police Department, combined with his military service, gives him an edge in maintaining the safety and well-being for our veteran patients, employees, volunteers and visitors.”

The VA Maryland Health Care System has announced that Johnny Delgado has been selected as the new Chief of Police Service for the health care system. An Army veteran with more than 25 years of experience with the Baltimore City Police Department, Delgado will oversee the safety and security operations for the entire health care system, which includes three inpatient facilities and five community-based outpatient clinics located throughout Maryland.

“We are pleased to have Mr. Delgado join our team as the new Chief of Police,” said Dr. Adam M. Robinson, Jr., director of the VA Maryland Health Care System. “His extensive experience as a leader in law enforcement with the Baltimore City Police Department, combined with his military service, gives him an edge in maintaining the safety and well-being for our veteran patients, employees, volunteers and visitors.”

Delgado had a long and distinguished career with the Baltimore City Police Department and served as the Northwest District Commander prior to his retirement. After retiring, he joined the executive staff of the New Psalmist Baptist Church in Lochearn, Md, as the director of facilities and public safety.

As the Chief of Police Service for the VA Maryland Health Care System, Delgado will lead approximately 70 staff members, including police officers, security assistants, dispatchers, program support clerks, investigators, physical security specialist, and personnel security specialists. He will also be responsible for all police and security operations at the Baltimore, Loch Raven and Perry Point VA Medical Centers, in addition to the Cambridge, Eastern Baltimore County, Fort Meade, Glen Burnie and Pocomoke City VA Outpatient Clinics.

“I’m eager to begin this new stage of my career by contributing to the safety and wellbeing my fellow veterans,” said Delgado.

Delgado attended Penn State University and Northwestern University School of Professional Studies. He lives in Baltimore County.
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The VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS) provides a broad spectrum of medical, surgical, rehabilitative, mental health and outpatient care to veterans at three medical centers and five outpatient clinics located throughout the state. More than 52,000 veterans from various generations receive care from VAMHCS annually. Nationally recognized for its state-of-the-art technology and quality patient care, VAMHCS is proud of its reputation as a leader in veterans’ health care, research and education. It costs nothing for veterans to enroll for health care with the VA Maryland Health Care System and it could be one of the more important things a veteran can do. To enroll for VA health care, interested veterans can call 877-222-8387 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., or they can visit http://www.va.gov and clinic on “Apply now for VA health care.”

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