Citizen Outreach Services

  • Established CountyClick 311 Call Center and Online Service Request System for non-emergency situations.
  • Implemented a social media strategy that better connects County government agencies to citizens, businesses and visitors
  • Established Alert Prince George's, a countywide alert system that provides residents information about emergency situations.

Public Safety

  • Since 2010, overall County crime is down 36% and at its lower levels in over 30 years. With the help of a focused approach to public safety and the collaboration of the public safety agencies, we have made our streets and neighborhoods much safer.
  • The Prince George’s County Police Department established the Youth Advisory Group to enhance relationships and communication with young people between the ages of 15 and 27, as well as the Business Advisory Group to improve business relations.
  • Embarked on an unprecedented public safety hiring pattern. Nine Fire/EMS recruit classes have been brought on board during the first administration, bringing 286 new Firefighters/Paramedics to the ranks.
  • Created a more comprehensive system to assist citizens who are re-entering society after being incarcerated.
  • The new District 7 Police Station is scheduled to open in 2016.
  • Opening of the Prince George’s County Public Safety Complex that will house Emergency Operations Center (EOC)/Backup 911 Center; the 35,000 square foot State-of-the-Art EOC will serve as the nucleus for the coordination of all County emergencies, training exercises and Backup 911 Center.


  • Established the Commission for Educational Excellence, a volunteer committee to advise the County Executive on various education-related matters. The Commission is charged with the evaluation of innovative programs, policies, and initiatives targeted toward improving the educational achievement of all County students; the engagement of the community to enhance the image of Prince George's County Public Schools; and the alignment of County resources to improve support for school system needs.
  • Changed the governance of the Prince George’s County Board of Education by appointing additional board members and appointing a new Prince George’s County Public School System (PGCPS) Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Kevin Maxwell.
  • Received a $7 million United States Department of Labor Youth CareerConnect Grant, which creates career pathway opportunities for students in the technology and healthcare industries.
  • Significantly expanded the number of  summer jobs offered through the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) through partnerships with the private-sector as well as Prince George’s Community College.
  • Established TNI@School, a $8 million program, that has helped expand pre-kindergarten education and provide wrap around services to students in TNI areas.  In addition, TNI@School provides funding for after school and summer enrichment programs.
  • Since taking office, County Executive Baker has visited over 150 schools to better understand the needs of students, families and education professionals.

Health & Human Services

  • Leading the effort to transform healthcare in the County by creating a strong healthcare delivery system anchored by building a new Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Largo - Prince George's County's first new hospital in decades.
  • Established a partnership with mobile healthcare providers to deliver medical and dental healthcare to children in underserved areas of the County (including TNI areas).
  • Opened the first Multi-Cultural Service Center in the Langley Park Community, where several agencies are located in a central location to provide residents with health and human services.
  • Created a County Domestic Violence coordinator position to address the issue of domestic and family violence.
  • County Health and Human Services agencies enrolled 68,000 residents in the  Affordable Care Act, which far exceeded the County’s goal.

Finance & Budget

  • Retained AAA bond rating from all three rating houses.

Restructuring Government

  • Created and opened a new Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement (DPIE) to streamline and improve the permitting process.
  • Created and implemented CountyStat, a program designed to ensure County government is effectively and efficient utilizing resources by measuring and monitoring data and information.

Economic Development & the Environment

  • Created a more business friendly environment which has to led to the potential for an unprecedented $7 billion in development projects that could take place over the next three to four years.
  • Created the award-winning $50 million Economic Development Incentive (EDI) Fund with support from County Council.  Since March 2012, the fund has administered $21 million in loans and grants, thereby creating and retaining almost 4,000 jobs, and leveraging potentially over $500 million in private development.
  • Attracted the $1.3 billion high end MGM resort to National Harbor; which is currently under construction and due to open in the second half of 2016.
  • Attracted the Tanger Outlets at National Harbor as well as the County's first Whole Foods in Riverdale Park scheduled to open in 2016.
  • The County is a finalist in the process for the future new location of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters.   Two of the three final sites are located in the County.
  • Opened the new headquarters of Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development in New Carrollton. The first state department headquarters ever located in Prince George’s County.
  • The County created 5,274 new jobs as of 2014, which was the largest one year growth in jobs since 2003.