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June 12, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejal Jawando describe su experiencia tras ser detenido por una infracción de tránsito

El concejal Will Jawando fue detenido por un policía del estado de Maryland el sábado, sólo unos días después de haber organizado un foro comunitario sobre vigilancia policial.  El oficial le preguntó si era el dueño del automóvil o si tenía órdenes judiciales pendientes.  “Entonces supe que esto era un pretexto, cuando un oficial de policía detiene a […]

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June 11, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Racial Disparities Have ‘Real Life Consequences’

Councilmember Jawando got choked up at a Montgomery County Council meeting Tuesday after presentations about racial equity. He told the story of a friend’s death to gun violence over 20 years ago, and how he could connect the killing to the disparities described. “These things have real life consequences for many people,” he said, adding […]

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June 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Councilmember Will Jawando to Kickoff Library Listening Tour

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando is kicking off a Library Listening Tour on June 12 at 7 p.m. at the Silver Spring Library [900 Wayne Avenue]. During his Listening Tour, Councilmember Jawando will be visiting all 21 libraries across the County to engage in community conversations about what residents would like to experience at their […]

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June 7, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Residents Take Police Concerns to Elrich, Jawando

About 200 people went to Kennedy High School in Wheaton on Thursday night for a community forum on policing. Many expressed their grievances with the force.

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May 29, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich Updates Status of Council’s Body Camera Request

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said the Montgomery County Council will receive the body camera footage from the officers who took part in an incident at a McDonald’s where an officer used the N-word. The footage from the officer has already been released. One of the men being questioned released his own video to social […]

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May 23, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Foro comunitario busca conocer opiniones sobre la Policía de Montgomery

Para el Ejecutivo del Condado de Montgomery Marc Elrich y el Concejal Will Jawando es de vital importancia conocer las experiencias, opiniones y preocupaciones de los residentes acerca de las políticas y prácticas vigentes por parte del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery (MCPD).   Ambos líderes políticos buscan identificar cuáles son las prioridades, de quienes viven en el condado, respecto […]

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May 16, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejal Jawando responde al reporte de MCPS sobre incidente en Damascus

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) anunciaron la tarde del martes, que su investigación interna sobre los incidentes, que tuvieron lugar el 31 de octubre en el vestuario de niños de la Escuela Secundaria Damascus, se completó.    Durante la conferencia de prensa, se anunciaron los siguientes pasos:   Se han tomado medidas disciplinarias, pero no se dieron […]

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May 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Councilmember Jawando Responds to MCPS’ Report on Damascus Incidents

Late Tuesday afternoon, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) announced that their internal investigation into the horrific incidents that took place in the boy’s locker room at Damascus High School on October 31 was complete. Some of the next steps announced at the news conference: disciplinary action has been taken but no specifics were released the […]

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May 13, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Jawando to Seek Investigation of Officers

Councilmember Will Jawando told a group of protesters that he wanted an investigation into all the officers involved in the questioning of several African-American men for trespassing at a Silver Spring McDonalds. In last week’s incident, a female police officer can be heard saying the N-word on a recording made by one of the men […]

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May 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officials Call for Investigation Into Incident Involving Officer Using Racial Slur

Two Montgomery County elected officials want police to investigate the officer who used a racial slur Thursday while officers questioned a group of black men in Silver Spring. “She seemed happy that she had said it — almost tauntingly happy. That didn’t please me at all,” Elrich said. Elrich said that he hopes Montgomery County […]

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