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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 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Council Seeks More Information From Police N-Word Incident

All nine Montgomery County councilmembers have signed a letter asking the police department to release all the body camera footage from the May 9 incident when an officer used a racial slur while African-American men were questioned for trespassing. The letter, sent Tuesday, also asked Acting Police Chief Russell Hamill to eliminate tolerance for officers […]

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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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June 22, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Assistant Chief Reynolds on MCPD’s Body Camera Program (VIDEO)

Nearly 700 Montgomery County Police officers are wearing body cameras, according to police department officials. The department is planning to distribute an additional 200 body cameras to officers from now and into 2017. Montgomery County Police recently discussed its body camera program at a Safe Silver Spring meeting. MyMCMedia caught up with Assistant Chief Luther […]

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March 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett Releases Recommended Budget (VIDEO)

County Executive Ike Leggett has released his $5.3 billion recommended Fiscal Year 2017 operating budget to the County Council. Lorna Virgili was at the budget presentation and has more. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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