Body camera footage

July 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Police Release Body Cam Footage from McDonald’s Incident in White Oak

Montgomery County police have released more than 200 minutes of body camera footage on its YouTube channel from the May 9 incident in which a white police officer used the N-word while a group of African-American men were being questioned and arrested. The video footage can be found here. The incident occurred at the McDonald’s […]

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May 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Respond to Council’s Call for More Body Camera Footage

Montgomery County police released a statement May 16, in response to the county council’s letter requesting more information about the May 9th incident involving an officer using a racial slur in Silver Spring. All nine councilmembers signed a letter on May 15 calling for the police to release body camera footage from all officers involved […]

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May 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery Police Release Footage Showing MCPD Officer Using N-Word

Montgomery County police are investigating an incident of racial bias involving one of their police officers. MCPD released a statement Thursday evening saying that they take “allegations of racial discrimination seriously.” “We are committed to serving all members of the community in a fair, impartial, and non-discriminatory manner at all times. All allegations of misconduct surrounding […]

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April 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officer Honored for Chasing Down Germantown Gunman

Officer Laura Zito earned a Silver Medal of Valor for chasing down a gunman in Germantown. The incident occurred on April 28, 2018, according to Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. Police had received a call about a street fight in Germantown which involved sounds of gunfire. When Zito was on the way to the scene, […]

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April 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Body Camera Footage Shows First Responders at Silver Spring Fire (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police and county Fire and Rescue Services have released this video from the Aug. 10 fire at the Flower Avenue Apartments. The video incluke’s narrated from the first responders as well as body camera footage. In one instance, a mother and father are reunited with their baby. More than 100 firefighters were called […]

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