Acting Chief Marcus Jones

November 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 5 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Nov. 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Municipal Elections:  It’s Election Day in the cities of Gaithersburg and Rockville. 2. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 10 a.m. in the Council Hearing Room in Rockville. The agenda includes time for the Council to […]

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November 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Stands By Decision to Prohibit Divisive Flag

County Executive Marc Elrich met with members of the media Monday afternoon and doubled down on his decision to prohibit a Thin Blue Line flag from being displayed at the Germantown District police station. Elrich said his problem with the flag is that it’s been appropriated by Blue Lives Matter, a media group started in […]

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November 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Takes Aim at Elrich for Banning ‘Thin Blue Line’ Flag

Gov. Larry Hogan has taken aim at County Executive Marc Elrich’s decision to ban a “Thin Blue Line” flag from being hung at the Germantown District police station. On Oct. 30, Montgomery County Police Department tweeted a photo of a wooden Thin Blue Line flag crafted by a young boy as a gift to Germantown […]

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October 22, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Jones Officially Nominated for Police Chief

Acting Chief Marcus Jones has been formally nominated to become Montgomery County’s next police chief. County Executive Marc Elrich sent a letter to Council President Nancy Navarro, saying Jones’ salary would be $225,000. Months ago, Jones had said he was seeking the job, but Elrich said he wanted someone from outside the police department. Early […]

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October 16, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

La Muerte del Policía de Montgomery se Dictaminó como Suicidio

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery emitió un comunicado el martes por la noche, que resalta que la muerte del oficial Thomas J. Bomba ha sido declarada como un suicidio. El lunes por la mañana, la policía fue enviada a un estacionamiento ubicado en Ellsworth Drive y Fenton Street en Silver Spring después […]

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October 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Police Officer’s Death Ruled Suicide

Montgomery County Police Department released a statement Tuesday evening, stating Officer Thomas J. Bomba’s death has been ruled a suicide. On Monday morning, police were dispatched to a parking garage located at Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street in Silver Spring after reports that Bomba, 37, encountered “disorderly” subjects on the top floor. When police arrived at the […]

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October 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

County Police Mourn Loss of Officer

Acting Chief Marcus Jones announced Monday that Officer Thomas Bomba had died from an incident in the morning in Silver Spring.

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October 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Bomba Press Conference in Rockville

This is the full press conference in Rockville.

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September 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Acting Chief Jones Issues Statement A Week After Dueling Immigration Rallies

Acting Police Chief Marcus Jones issued a statement Friday saying his officers strive to build a culture of trust in Montgomery County. The statement comes a week after hundreds of protesters met on opposite sides of Maryland Avenue to express their opposing views on immigration. “The Montgomery County Department of Police enforces the law without […]

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August 2, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Trial Set for MCPD Officer Charged in Aspen Hill Arrest Incident

A trial date for the Montgomery County Police Officer who has been charged for aggressively kneeing a man during an arrest on July 3 at a McDonald’s in Aspen Hill has been set. Officials with the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office say Officer Kevin Moris had a scheduling hearing on Friday. The trial is set […]

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