community policing

September 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Elrich’s Public Safety Task Force Meets Thursday

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich’s public safety task force is scheduled to meet Thursday at 6 p.m. The virtual meeting will be streamed live via Facebook and will be broadcast live on County Cable Montgomery (CCM). The group, known as the Reimagining Public Safety task force, was established to develop recommendations for changes to the […]

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June 26, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich: Outside Consultant Will Help Montgomery County Reimagine Policing

County Executive Marc Elrich announced at a news conference Thursday that Montgomery County will hire an outside consultant to conduct a full review of the police department. Elrich says the consultant will serve as an independent task force that could launch as soon as Aug. 1 and will do a “top to bottom review” of […]

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November 25, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Navarro Pridefully Reflects on Term as Council President

With her term coming to an end, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro reflected Monday on the past year. “It has been an amazing year; it’s been a unique year of course with all the transitions of a new administration after 12 years… as well as pretty much a new council…” said Navarro. Key topics […]

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May 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Council Unanimously Passes Police Accountability Bill

The Montgomery County Council unanimously passed the Law Enforcement Trust and Transparency Act, or the LETT Act, on Tuesday. Will Jawando, the lead sponsor, said that the bill addresses a “need for community trust and input in all policing matters.” The LETT Act requires, that if a police officer is involved in the death of […]

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March 10, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Police Chief Tom Manger Talks Race, Diversity and Community Policing with Montgomery College President (VIDEO)

Inspired by the dialogue in the community, Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard joined Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger for a conversation about race, diversity and community policing. This discussion is a part of Dr. Pollard’s 2017 presidential dialogue series titled, “Civility in Action: Dialogues Across Difference.” “I think there’s a hunger in our […]

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December 12, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

A Conversation About Community Policing Continues

What started out as meetings to discuss the importance of a trusting relationship between the police and community earlier this year,  has now turned into a call-to-action. Montgomery County leaders hosted a town hall meeting in Silver Spring Monday evening entitled, “Working Together for a Better Community: A Continuing Dialogue on Community and Police Relations.” […]

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June 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Police Station

Rockville Appoints New Acting Police Chief (VIDEO)

The city of Rockville has appointed a new acting chief of police now that former police chief Terry Treschuk has retired. Rock 11 Now’s Kathy Dantzler introduces us to Major Bob Rappoport. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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June 9, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, June 9th, in Montgomery County

Happy Tuesday! Here are your five things to know today, June 9th, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Meets: The Montgomery County Council meets today. Take a look at what they’ll be talking about. 2. Congratulations: Watkins Mill and Northwest high schools are holding commencement ceremonies today. 3. Community Policing: The Montgomery County Council will have a discussion […]

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June 8, 2015 | Krista Brick

Council President George Leventhal Holds News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with members of the media Monday and discussed some of his upcoming priorities this summer, including the Earned Sick and Safe Leave bill, Pesticide bill and the Economic Development Corporation. You can watch the full news briefing in its entirety, below:

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June 8, 2015 | Krista Brick

Leventhal to Meet With Media Today

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal is scheduled to meet with members of the media at 11:30 a.m. today, to discuss key items that will be facing the County Council and its respective committees in the near future. Council President Leventhal will address the Council’s scheduled June 9 discussion with Police Chief Tom Manger regarding […]

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