October 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 8 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 8 and people of the Jewish faith are celebrating Yom Kippur, which is known as the Day of Atonement. It’s considered the holiest day of the year for Jewish people. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Nuts & Bolts of Starting a Business: Maryland Small Business Development […]

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September 27, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Join MCPD Officers Next Week for National Coffee with a Cop Day

Oct. 2 is National Coffee with a Cop day, and the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) wants county residents to participate. Residents can join MCPD officers at Starbucks at 12091 Rockville Pike in Rockville from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and at the Watershed Cafe at 19639 Fisher Ave. in Poolesville from 6 p.m. to […]

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April 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

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Montgomery County Currently Hiring Police Officers

Accepting Applications for Police Officer Candidate Through May 1 Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) currently has openings for police officers. Applications may be submitted online from now through May 1, here. Job seekers must meet education/experience and medical requirements to apply. A person should have an Associate’s degree or three years of active duty military […]

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June 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Dozens Attend Community Meeting to Discuss Crime in Montgomery Village (VIDEO)

Dozens of residents attended a community meeting with Montgomery County police officers on Wednesday night to discuss crime in Montgomery Village. Many residents attended the meeting at the North Creek Community Center because they wanted more information about the double homicide that occurred on Gallery Court on June 5th. Commander Dinesh Patil of the 6th […]

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June 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Chief Manger on Fatal Crash Investigation (VIDEO)

The Clarksburg community continues to mourn the loss of three teens who died in a fatal crash this week. Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger says the collision remains under investigation, and he says this case is also difficult for his officers — some who have kids the same age. According to Manger, speed appears to […]

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January 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Threatening Emails Sent to Nonprofit Organizations

The Montgomery County Police Department is investigating two incidents that occurred within the last week which involve threatening emails being sent to nonprofit organizations. The emails, sent to specific members of the organizations, state that if the recipient does not transfer a specified amount of money via the online payment system, Bitcoin, by a specified […]

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October 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

The Montgomery County Police Department is Hiring (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Police Department is ready to hire 25 new police officers. The application will be online for only two days this month. Find out more in this report: You can find out more about these job openings with the Montgomery County Police Department at

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June 14, 2015 | Staff Writer

MCPD Mourns Loss of Retired Chief Carol Mehrling (PHOTO)

The Montgomery County Police Department is mourning the loss of retired Chief of Police Carol Mehrling. Mehrling was the first woman Chief of Police of Montgomery County and at the time of her appointment to Chief, it was the largest police department in the United States ever lead by a woman. A Silver Spring resident, […]

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May 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Chief Manger on the Angles of Body Worn Cameras (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger discusses the pros and cons of three types of body worn cameras. Manger has announced that 100 police officers will pilot the body worn cameras beginning this summer in Montgomery County.

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May 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Chief Wants to Know How Residents React to MCPD’s Body Worn Camera Program (VIDEO)

Early this summer, the Montgomery County Police Department will launch a pilot program for body worn cameras. Police Chief Tom Manger said 100 police officers will participate in the pilot program at stations across Montgomery County. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Chief Tom Manger says he is interested in gauging residents’ reaction to being recorded.

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