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April 9, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Park Police: Off Duty Officer was Acting as Civilian When He Shot and Killed Two Men

David Hall Dixon was a civilian, and not acting in his role as a Pentagon Force Protection Agency police officer, when he allegedly shot and killed two men, according to Takoma Park Police Chief Antonio DeVaul. “He was a civilian who acted as a civilian” and had no law enforcement powers in Maryland, DeVaul said […]

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October 1, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Police Taking ‘A More Holistic Approach To Public Safety’

Takoma Park Police Chief Antonio DeVaul issued a community message Oct. 1 to explain how his department is adapting in light of the divisive police incidents occurring throughout the country. “The negative national incidents involving police across our country have affected the way all police are viewed by some. We are not immune to the […]

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June 1, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Park, Rockville Police Chiefs Speak Out Against Police Brutality

At 6 p.m. Monday, Takoma Park will hold an hour-long radio show to discuss racism in connection with police brutality and the coronavirus pandemic. The radio show, Moment of Reflection and A Call To Action, will be aired on Takoma Radio Station 94.3. Numerous speakers will discuss “how we as individuals, and as a community, […]

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