Erica Richardson joined the Police Foundation as a Communications Specialist in 2018. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a focus in Public Relations, as well as a minor in Spanish and concentration in Criminal Law and Justice, from the University of Maryland in College Park. While attending UMD, she interned with the Prince George’s County Police Department in its Media Relations Division and the University of Maryland Office of Community Engagement. She was a teaching assistant for both a News Writing & Reporting class and a Criminal Law and Procedure class, where she had the opportunity to work directly with a United States federal prosecutor. Erica is passionate about public relations, social media marketing, law enforcement, and fitness!