line of duty

June 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Pays Respect to Officer Kyle Olinger

Hundreds gathered at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney on Wednesday to pay respects to the late Kyle Olinger, a former Montgomery County police officer. Olinger died in April, almost 16 years after he was shot in the line of duty while performing a traffic stop in Silver Spring on Aug. 13, […]

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April 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Flags Lowered to Honor Montgomery County Police Officer

Governor Larry Hogan ordered the United States and Maryland state flags to be lowered at half-staff Monday, to honor a Montgomery County police officer who died April 18. Officer Kyle Olinger, 53, was shot during a traffic stop in 2003, according to The Washington Post. The Post says he was in his second year serving […]

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March 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Orders Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Officer Jacai Colson

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered flags to half staff in honor and remembrance of Officer Jacai Colson who was killed in the line of duty in Prince George’s County on Sunday afternoon. Hogan posted the following statement on Facebook and Twitter: “I am shocked and saddened by the news this evening of the death […]

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May 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Honors Fallen Officers (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Police Department hosted the “Fallen Heroes Memorial Service” at the Public Safety Headquarters site this week. The ceremony pays tribute to 19 police officers and sheriff deputies who have lost their lives in the line of duty in Montgomery County. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its […]

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