Chief Thomas Manger

March 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

‘Most Accomplished Police Chief in America’: Manger Gets High Praise at Public Safety Awards

At the 45th Annual Public Safety Awards earlier this month, Chief Tom Manger was awarded the Public Service Award of Excellence. Steve Robins, the chair of the awards offered Manger high praise when he presented Manger with the award on behalf of the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. “Tom routinely and graciously thanks me and […]

Read more

January 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery County Police Get Training on Narcan (VIDEO)

About 60 Montgomery County police officers took training Wednesday on how to use Narcan, a drug Chief Thomas Manger calls a “miracle antidote” for overdoses. The training comes thanks to the Montgomery County Police Foundation, which provided $10,000 to provide the ruggedized yellow containers that contain Narcan. Manger said an officer told him the containers […]

Read more

October 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Manger, McCarthy Describe How They’ll Use New Anti-Gang Funding (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s law enforcement agencies will monitor prison phone calls, scour social media posts and tap phone lines in its renewed effort to combat gang violence. State’s Attorney John McCarthy detailed the efforts Tuesday as police agencies and Montgomery County Public Schools signed a memo describing how they will use nearly $844,000 to fight a […]

Read more

September 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Official: Lyon Sisters Murder One of the Oldest Cold Cases in the U.S. (VIDEO)

Update: Montgomery County Assistant Police Chief, Russ Hamill, describes how detectives linked Lloyd Welch to the murders of Sheila and Katherine Lyon, two sisters who were abducted from Wheaton Plaza in 1975. Update: Welch was sentenced to 48 years, according to news reports. Original post: Lloyd Welch pleaded guilty Tuesday to the murders of Sheila and Katherine […]

Read more

April 29, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Inaugural Community Police Academy for Spanish-Speaking Residents Graduates Sixteen Recruits (PHOTO)

The Montgomery County Community Police Academy has 16 new recruits after a graduation ceremony on Thursday night. Each participant will work to increase awareness and understanding about the police department among residents in the community. The graduates participated in a 15-week academy conducted by Montgomery County police officers. Participants learned about criminal law, Maryland traffic […]

Read more

March 19, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery County Business Community Honors Public Safety Officers (VIDEO)

Business and political leaders gathered this month for the 42nd Annual Public Safety Awards at the North Bethesda Marriott. The event was hosted by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce and presented an opportunity to honor those who protect and serve. MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman reports.   Related:

Read more

March 10, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery County Police Officers Will Soon Have a New Station in Bethesda (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials and police officers broke ground for the new 2nd District Police Station on Wednesday, March 9 in downtown Bethesda. When the building is complete, it will be a state of the art energy efficient work space for officers in the 2nd District. MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman reports from the site of the […]

Read more

March 9, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Police Chief Manger Wants to Prevent Adults from Buying Alcohol for Minors (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the new 2nd District Police Station in Bethesda. MyMCMedia had the chance to ask Chief Manger about “Alex and Calvin’s Law”. Under the proposed law, adults who serve alcohol to minors could face jail time up to one year and a fine of $5,000. […]

Read more

March 8, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Second District Police Station Planned for Wednesday

County officials and members of the Montgomery County Police Department will attend a ground breaking ceremony for a new police station in Bethesda on Wednesday, March 9. The new 2nd District Police Station will be located at 4823 Rugby Avenue. When the new building opens in 2017, it will replace the old police station that was […]

Read more

February 18, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Local Muslim-Americans and County Leaders Discuss Ways to Combat Discrimination (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights Committee on Hate and Violence hosted a meeting with the County’s Muslim community on Feb. 17 at the Muslim Community Center in Silver Spring. Residents and County leaders discussed ways to combat discrimination and build better understanding within the County. MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman reports.   Related:

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter