law enforcement

May 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Law Enforcement Torch Run Pays Tribute to Late MCPD Officer

Officers, Special Olympics Athletes Talk About Lieutenant Jacock’s Legacy This year’s Montgomery County Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD) at Rock Creek Park in Derwood was more emotional than previous years. It was the first race since the death of the late Montgomery County Police Lt. Thomas Jacocks, who brought the Torch […]

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May 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Respond to Council’s Call for More Body Camera Footage

Montgomery County police released a statement May 16, in response to the county council’s letter requesting more information about the May 9th incident involving an officer using a racial slur in Silver Spring. All nine councilmembers signed a letter on May 15 calling for the police to release body camera footage from all officers involved […]

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May 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery Police Release Footage Showing MCPD Officer Using N-Word

Montgomery County police are investigating an incident of racial bias involving one of their police officers. MCPD released a statement Thursday evening saying that they take “allegations of racial discrimination seriously.” “We are committed to serving all members of the community in a fair, impartial, and non-discriminatory manner at all times. All allegations of misconduct surrounding […]

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May 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Ranked Second Best State to be in Law Enforcement

A recent study ranked Maryland as the second best state in the country to pursue a career in law enforcement. New York ranked first. WalletHub, a finance website, compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 27 key indicators of police-friendliness. The data set ranges from median income for law-enforcement officers to police deaths […]

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January 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Declares Today Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on social media that he is declaring today Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in Maryland. Hogan put out a statement on social media thanking law enforcement officers for their hard work. Hogan said, “These brave men and women work tirelessly every day to keep us and our communities safe. Thank you for […]

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August 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Olney’s National Night Out

Olney held its 25th annual National Night Out on Tuesday.  

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December 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Identities of Two Off-Duty Law Enforcement Officers Killed Friday Night on I-270 Released

Officials identified the two off-duty law enforcement officers were struck and killed Friday night while standing on the shoulder of I-270 at the scene of a traffic crash. The officers are identified as State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen and FBI Supervisory Special Agent Carlos Wolff. Sander Cohen, 33 was a Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal […]

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December 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Maryland State Police Investigating Death of Two Off-Duty Officers Killed at I-270 Crash Scene

Maryland State Police are investigating the death of two off-duty officers who were killed Friday night on I-270 north of Gude Drive. Both were standing on the shoulder when a southbound vehicle struck the two men. Maryland State Police (MSP) said that around 10 p.m. Friday night an off-duty officer called the Rockville Barrack to […]

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October 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Coffee with a Cop in Damascus (VIDEO)

Montgomery County residents recently got to meet with police officers at local coffee shops across Montgomery County as part of a national event called, “Coffee with a Cop.” County Cable Montgomery’s (CCM) Susan Kenedy reports from one “coffee with a cop” meeting that was held in Damascus.

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July 18, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Governor Hogan Opposes More Freddie Gray Trials (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan says, in his opinion, it would be a waste of time and money to put two more police officers on trial in the Freddie Gray case. The governor was asked about the acquittal of Lt. Brian Rice of all charges related to the arrest and death of Gray. The verdict in […]

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