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July 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Police Release Body Cam Footage from McDonald’s Incident in White Oak

Montgomery County police have released more than 200 minutes of body camera footage on its YouTube channel from the May 9 incident in which a white police officer used the N-word while a group of African-American men were being questioned and arrested. The video footage can be found here. The incident occurred at the McDonald’s […]

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July 8, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Jawando: ‘No Need for Additional Use of Force’

Councilmember Will Jawando said he was distraught by the viral videos released last week of a police officer’s use of force on a young man being arrested at an Aspen Hill McDonald’s. In the video, the young man is lying prostrate on a sidewalk and the officer knees him in the back. “In my view […]

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July 5, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

ACTUALIZACIÓN: Policía encubierto enfrenta cargos

ACTUALIZACIÓN: Julio 9, 2019 El oficial de policía encubierto que aparece en un video viral, y  que desató preguntas sobre el uso de la fuerza policial, enfrenta un cargo de asalto en segundo grado, anunció el Fiscal Estatal del condado de Montgomery, John McCarthy. El oficial Kevin Moris enfrenta una pena máxima de 10 años […]

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July 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Undercover Cop Suspended After Using Force on Man Facing Drug Charges

Police Identify Officer, Arrestee Shown in Viral Video A Montgomery County police officer has had his police powers suspended, a reaction to the viral videos of an Aspen Hill arrest. In one video, Police Officer III Kevin Moris, an undercover cop, can be seen kneeing a suspect while he was already restrained, lying flat on […]

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July 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Navarro, Katz Release Statement on Police Use of Force During Aspen Hill Arrest

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro and Vice President and Chair of the Public Safety Committee Sidney Katz made the following statement after viewing cell phone videos from community members showing the use of force by a Montgomery County Police officer during an arrest at McDonald’s in the Aspen Hill Shopping Center. “We are outraged […]

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May 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Council Seeks More Information From Police N-Word Incident

All nine Montgomery County councilmembers have signed a letter asking the police department to release all the body camera footage from the May 9 incident when an officer used a racial slur while African-American men were questioned for trespassing. The letter, sent Tuesday, also asked Acting Police Chief Russell Hamill to eliminate tolerance for officers […]

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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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April 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 30 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 30. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Check out their agenda for the meeting here. 2. Leggett at Montgomery College: Former Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is speaking at Montgomery College tonight from 7 to 9 […]

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February 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Liquor Control Forum: Councilmember Craig Rice is hosting a “Get to Know Your Department of Liquor Control Forum” tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Here are more details. 2. Sherwood Meets BOE: There’s […]

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December 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Two Men Shot Outside Germantown McDonald’s

Two men were shot outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Germantown on Tuesday evening, a Montgomery County police spokesman said. One of the bullets passed near an empty high chair, Capt. Paul Starks said. The restaurant was in the 19600 block of Gunners Branch Road, Starks said. “It was fortunate no one inside that McDonalds or […]

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