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June 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Special Deputy Patrick McGann Retires After 20 Years of Living His Dream

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office celebrated Patrick McGann who is retiring 20 years since he was appointed a special deputy to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. According to a “Good News of the Day” post on Montgomery County (MD) Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, McGann always dreamed of working in law enforcement. However, this dream was […]

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July 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

What Six Winning Candidates Had to Say

We invited primary winners to stop by the Montgomery Community Media studios to discuss their victories. Here’s what they had to say: Patricia O’Neill, winner of the nonpartisan primary for Montgomery County Board of Education District 3 Julie Reiley, winner of the nonpartisan primary for Montgomery County Board of Education At-Large: Robert Dyer, winner of […]

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July 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

The Courthouse Team Files Paperwork for 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election (PHOTO)

UPDATED It’s official. The Courthouse Team is running for re-election in Montgomery County. The team consists of State’s Attorney John McCarthy, Clerk of the Circuit Court Barbara Meiklejohn, Register of Wills Joseph Griffin and Sheriff Darren Popkin. The four Democrats filed their paperwork at the Board of Elections office in Gaithersburg on June 26. McCarthy, […]

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January 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Local Leaders Address Community Concerns About Immigration in Joint Statement

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council members have released a joint statement about immigration to address community concerns about safety, discrimination, legal status and harassment. “Montgomery County is committed to building and maintaining a safe and inclusive community for our residents. Understanding, tolerance, and respect are hallmarks of the Montgomery County way. Social […]

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October 11, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Director Appointed to Montgomery County Family Justice Center

Montgomery County Sheriff Darren Popkin announced this week that Thomas Manion has been appointed director of the Montgomery County Family Justice Center (FJC) in Rockville, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office. The Montgomery County FJC is a community-wide collaboration of public and private agencies in a centralized location that assists domestic violence […]

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December 8, 2015 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: The Family Justice Center

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men. On this episode of Connecting Our Community you will get some great information about the great […]

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May 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Fallen Heroes Memorial Service (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Local leaders, law enforcement officers and family and friends gathered for the “Fallen Heroes Memorial Service” outside the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on May 6. This ceremony pays tribute to 19 Montgomery County officers and deputies who lost their lives in the line of duty. The fallen officers include: Patrolman Joseph Case, Captain James […]

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April 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Giuseppis Celebrates 25 Years (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz and Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton helped celebrate the 25th anniversary of Rockville-based Giuseppi’s Pizza Plus on April 13. Sheriff Darren Popkin was at the ceremony as well. Take a look:

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January 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Victims Rights Foundation Celebrates 19 Years (PHOTOS)

The Victims Rights Foundation is celebrating 19 years of service. At a Jan. 13 celebratory event at The Fillmore, several local officials were honored for their work and support. Lifetime Achievement Award: County Councilmember Sidney Katz Public Safety: Sheriff Darren Popkin Unsung Hero: Wayne Farrell State’s Attorney John McCarthy served as the Master of Ceremony. […]

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October 10, 2012 | Staff Writer

teens in auditorium

Choose Respect Program (Video)

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s department has been recognized by Governor Martin O’Malley for the “Choose Respect” program to prevent violent abuse in teen dating. It is estimated that one in three teens are in an unhealthy dating relationship. The program has reached more than 1,000 students in Montgomery County. Visit our PEG partner County Cable […]

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