Buzz Beeler Bio

Charles “Buzz” Beeler is a freelance journalist and blogger with The Baltimore Post

After spending 39 years as a police officer, Buzz Beeler retired from the force and continued his second career as a writer and journalist. His writing credits include the following:

• Freelance writer for the Baltimore Sun, including The Evening Sun and Sun Magazine, where he worked closely with Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Hunter.
• Writer for the former Hearst Publication, Baltimore News American, where his crime column appeared alongside Andy Rooney’s column.
• Regular contributor to the Sun’s Talk Board.
• Blogger for The Baltimore Post for the past six years, where he collaborates with an award-winning editor to develop columns on issues that affect the Baltimore community.

Aside from his journalistic endeavors, Buzz has also been involved in the film industry. He penned the screenplay for the Hollywood motion picture, “Misfit Patrol.” Buzz also wrote, produced, and directed traffic safety videos, including script work on an award-winning video, “My Child is Missing,” which was narrated by John Walsh of “America’s Most Wanted” fame. In addition, Buzz wrote, produced, and directed the traffic safety video “Wheels of Death,” which was introduced by then Lt. Governor Kathleen Kennedy Towsend. That safety video was used in driver education classes for a number of years. Buzz’s traffic safety program work was recognized by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, which presented Buzz with an award in a national competition among police jurisdictions.

Buzz is a member of the AFL-CIO Writers Union.