Mark Sroka

April 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

GPD Celebrates 50 Years

The Gaithersburg Police Department celebrated its 50-year-anniversary on April 1. On April 1, 1963, a resolution was signed by then Mayor Merton F. Duvall. Chief David Marstiller was the city’s first Chief of Police, although there are references to a “Town Marshall” in the minutes of Town Council Meetings prior to 1963. The town budget […]

Read more

October 13, 2012 | Staff Writer

Image of - Gaithersburg Police Department Holds Chief's Pistol Competition

Gaithersburg Police Pistol Competition

The Gaithersburg Police Department held its first annual “Chief’s Pistol Competition,” sponsored by the Gaithersburg Police Foundation, on October 10. This year, 18 officers qualified for the event based on an average of the officer’s daytime and nighttime qualifications. The Department’s firearms instructors designed a combat course for the competition and the top three officers […]

Read more

August 10, 2012 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Police Chief Sroka Presents Distinguished Service Citations

Distinguished Service Citation (Video)

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce hosted the public safety awards breakfast at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds on Aug. 10. Dozens of police officers and firefighters were honored for their bravery and heroism. In this video clip, Gaithersburg Police Chief Mark Sroka presents the Distinguished Service Citation to officers of the Gaithersburg Police Department, Montgomery County […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter