maryland national capital park police

September 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Accused of Stealing Police Car, Hitting Another One in Olney

A man stole a police car before hitting another police car on Saturday in Olney, according to a Maryland-National Capital Park Police, Montgomery County Division statement. Police said a Park Police officer was flagged down by an adult male at Georgia Avenue and Prince Philip Drive at around 3:30 p.m. While they were talking the […]

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September 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Need Help Identifying Suspect Who Pushed Man Off Bike Near Kensington Parkway

A 64-year-old man was seriously injured after he was pushed off his bike near Beach Drive and Kensington Parkway on Saturday, Maryland-National Capital Park Police said.  The victim suffered a broken hip and underwent surgery, Assistant Chief of the Park Police’s Patrol Branch Captain Jeffrey Coe said. He told MyMCMedia the victim is being released […]

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August 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Police Searching for Suspects in Takoma Park Armed Robbery

The Maryland National Capital Park Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at 11:20 p.m. on Aug. 9 in Takoma Park Two people reported to Takoma Park Police that they had been robbed at gunpoint while sitting in a gazebo in the 7000 block of Carroll Avenue. According to police, the victims were approached […]

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June 11, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Chiefs: Community Policing and Trust Are Vital for Police and Community To Work Together

Six police chiefs from throughout Montgomery County as well as the County Sheriff detailed the importance of community policing during a June 11 Facebook Live virtual town hall on law enforcement. They also stressed the need for good communications, empathy and the ability to treat all citizens fairly to build trust between police and residents. […]

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June 10, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Shooting in Silver Spring May Have Targeted Group of Black Men

A shooting in Silver Spring Monday is being investigated by the Maryland National Capital Park Police, Montgomery County Division. According to police, there is no evidence that anyone was struck. However, they believe the shooting may not have been random. An unknown shooter fired approximately seven to eight rounds toward five unidentified black males at Edgewood […]

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September 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Dies in Wheaton Motorcycle Collision

A man died in a motorcycle collision in Wheaton on Sunday according to Montgomery County police. Officers in the Wheaton District, Maryland National Capital Park Police, and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue personnel were dispatched to the scene on Randolph Road and Lindell Street a little after 3:30 p.m. on Sunday responding to reports of […]

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April 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Found Dead in Rockville Creek, Police Say

Montgomery County police are seeking information about a man found dead in a Rockville creek. According to police, Rockville district officers assisted the Maryland-National Capital Park Police on April 21 in responding to calls about a man found dead in a Rockville creek bed. Police identified the man as Michael Lee Higgins, 29, of Rockville. […]

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December 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park Selects Next Police Chief

Antonio “Tony” DeVaul was selected as the City of Takoma Park’s next police chief. DeVaul, who is currently the Police Chief for the Maryland-National Capital Park Police, will begin his first day with the city on Jan. 2, 2018. Takoma Park City Manager, Suzanne Ludlow, made the announcement Tuesday on the city’s website stating that […]

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October 3, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Meet Your Police Officers Oct. 4 for National Coffee With a Cop Day

National Coffee with a Cop Day serves to encourage positive communication between law enforcement personnel and the public. The Department of Justice designated the first Wednesday in October as National Coffee with a Cop day in 2016 as part of their National Community Policing Week. The practice of local police officers meeting with residents over […]

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August 24, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Law Enforcement Officers Raise Money for Special Olympics

Police cars were covered in stickers Wednesday as Montgomery County law enforcement officers, from multiple agencies, gathered at the Chick-fil-A in Kentlands to raise awareness and money for Special Olympics Maryland athletes. In a event titled, “Cover the Cruiser,” county residents made donations that were represented on paper to be attached to police cars. More […]

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