gaithersburg police department

July 22, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Chamber Awards Forty-Nine First Responders

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored forty-nine Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters, and Paramedics at its 24th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast “It’s so important for the community to take a moment and thank our first responders for all that they do to keep us safe,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President / […]

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July 12, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Gaithersburg’s K9 Max Passes Away

K9 Max of the Gaithersburg Police Department has passed away. Max, who was 12 and a half years old, was a member of the department for almost nine years starting as a one-year-old puppy until his retirement in 2015. He was the faithful partner of officer Eastman. According to the police department, Max was their […]

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December 20, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Alcohol Task Force Charged 208 People for DUI Since November

Over the past five weeks, Montgomery County Police’s Alcohol Holiday Task Force arrested 208 people for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. The task force not only consists of officers from six police districts, it also includes Maryland State Police troopers, Montgomery County sheriff deputies, officers from the Gaithersburg Police Department, as well […]

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July 23, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Three Awarded Medal of Valor; First-Ever Community Service Award Presented

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored twenty-eight Upcounty Police Officers and Emergency Medical Service Technicians at their 23rd Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, July 13, 2018. The event was held at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. This event honors our public safety personnel and first responders from Montgomery County Upcounty’s Fire Department, Police […]

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May 29, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Gaithersburg Residents Outraged by ‘White Genocide is Real’ Note

A number of Gaithersburg City residents are outraged by a note circulating the community titled, “White Genocide is Real.” According to Gaithersburg City Police,  the notes were left on multiple doors and windshields over the weekend.  The letter states that by 2040, “white people will be a minority in a country founded by our ancestors.”  […]

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January 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Alcohol Holiday Task Force Makes Nearly 200 Arrests in First 7 Weeks

Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force has released the results of their  seventh week of enforcement efforts.  The task force made 13 arrests of drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or both.  Also, a driver struck a parked car while fleeing from a task force stop on the night of […]

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November 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Police Chief Message to Immigrants: ‘Report to Crimes to Police’

Gaithersburg Police Chief Mark Sroka has a message for immigrants: don’t let your status scare you from reporting crimes. In a video statement, Sroka explained that Gaithersburg police officers will not investigate or make an inquiry relative to the immigration status of individuals during routine actions. “If people are afraid to have contact with the […]

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July 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Missing Gaithersburg Woman Located Safe (PHOTO)

UPDATED Gaithersburg Police Department report Terese Durkin located safe and unharmed. Update:Terese Ann Durkin has been located safe and unharmed. Thank you for sharing! https://t.co/b0n6wL291I — Gaithersburg Police (@GPDNews) July 31, 2017 The Gaithersburg Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate a missing Gaithersburg woman. According to police, 55-year-old Terese Durkin was last […]

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May 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Observes Memorial Day at Christman Park (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg city leaders held their annual Memorial Day observance at Christman Park on May 30th. The ceremony included a presentation of colors by the Gaithersburg High School Cadet Color Guard, music, and a wreath laying ceremony. Dr. Richard Thomas (Major General Retired, U.S. Army) was the keynote speaker. Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, for […]

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April 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Need Your Help to Find Missing Gaithersburg Woman (PHOTO)

Gaithersburg police officers are asking for your help to find a critically missing Gaithersburg woman. According to police, 22-year-old Soraya Mascall of Park Avenue was last seen during the evening hours of April 25. Police said Mascall is considered to be critical as her mental capacity is that of a 12-year-old. Police said Mascall is […]

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