Chief Marcus Jones

April 12, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Police and Fire Chiefs Give Community COVID-19 Updates

Montgomery County Police and Fire Chiefs held a virtual media briefing on Friday to provide updates on the impact COVID-19 is having on its first responders. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Scott Goldstein says their call volume was lower than normal for the past couple of weeks, but calls have picked back up. On […]

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February 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Michael Bruen hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes: Officials unveil the Community Opioid Prevention Education (COPE) trailer to educate the public on warning signs of opioid addiction and resources available to help. The City of Rockville’s enforcement efforts to keep pedestrians safe. […]

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December 20, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

2019 in Review: A Tumultuous Year for Montgomery Police

It was a tumultuous year for Montgomery County police and Montgomery County crime news. Here are nine of the biggest stories of 2019. 1. The Police Chief Saga Chief Tom Manger announced his retirement in January after 15 years leading the county police force. Marcus Jones, who had held several top positions, said he wanted […]

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November 15, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Arrestan a Sospechoso en el caso “Violador del río Potomac” de los años 90

Las autoridades dijeron el jueves que creen que han resuelto los casos sin resolver del condado de Montgomery mediante el uso de genealogía forense, el proceso de usar ADN enviado por familiares a sitios web de historia familiar y luego compararlo con material genético recolectado en escenas del crimen. Tal trabajo preliminar condujo al arresto […]

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November 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Police Make Arrest in 1990s ‘Potomac River Rapist’ Cold Case

Officials said Thursday that law enforcement officers believe they have solved Montgomery County cold cases by using forensic genealogy — the process of using DNA submitted by relatives to family history websites and then comparing it to genetic material collected at crime scenes. Such legwork led to the arrest of Giles Daniel Warrick, 60, in […]

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November 12, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Tiene Nuevo Jefe de Policía

Marcus Jones juramentó oficialmente como nuevo Jefe de Policía del condado de Montgomery. En su ceremonia en la Escuela Secundaria Gaithersburg, el viernes por la noche, Jones, junto con su familia, amigos y compañeros del cuerpo policial celebraron su logro. Jones dijo que prestar juramento en Gaithersburg High fue particularmente especial, porque sus tres hijos […]

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November 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Chief Jones on Flag Controversy: I’m Trying to ‘Bring the Sides Together’

Montgomery County Police Chief Marcus Jones weighed in on the Thin Blue Line Flag controversy on Friday night. After he was officially sworn in as police chief at Gaithersburg High School, Jones told MyMCMedia that his goal to work through the strong feelings on both sides of the debate. Jones noted that the flag has […]

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November 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Marcus Jones Sworn in as Montgomery County Police Chief

Marcus Jones has officially taken the oath as Montgomery County’s new police chief. At his swearing in ceremony on Friday evening, Jones was joined by family, friends, and the police community at Gaithersburg High School to celebrate his accomplishment. Jones said taking the oath at Gaithersburg High was particularly special, because his three children all […]

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November 7, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Albornoz on Marcus Jones, Vaping, the 2020 Election and Racial Equity

Montgomery County Councilmember Gabe Albornoz stopped by the MyMCMedia studios and we had an impromptu news conference where he covered his 2020 presidential pick, the appointment of Marcus Jones to lead Montgomery County police and what the County Council learned on its recent retreat on racial equity legislation. But first, he talked about the public […]

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November 5, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Marcus Jones Confirmed as New MCPD Chief

The Montgomery County Council confirmed Marcus Jones as Montgomery County’s new police chief Tuesday. “I feel great this has been an incredibly long road… I’m just grateful and honored, and humbled to be in this position,” said Chief Marcus Jones said. Jones, who has been on the force for more than 30 years, says his […]

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