Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger

March 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

‘Most Accomplished Police Chief in America’: Manger Gets High Praise at Public Safety Awards

At the 45th Annual Public Safety Awards earlier this month, Chief Tom Manger was awarded the Public Service Award of Excellence. Steve Robins, the chair of the awards offered Manger high praise when he presented Manger with the award on behalf of the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. “Tom routinely and graciously thanks me and […]

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March 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police, Firefighters Honored at 45th Annual Public Safety Awards

A number of public safety officers were honored at this year’s 45 Annual Public Safety Awards Luncheon at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & County Conference Center in North Bethesda. The event was emceed by NBC4’s Leon Harris and Doug Kammerer. The event is organized by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. Make sure to […]

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December 18, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 18 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 18, Christmas is a week away, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Community Tree Trim: The Kentlands Mansion has a community tree trimming this year. Stop by to make handmaid ornaments and hang them on the outdoor tree in the Mansion’s side garden. The side garden is located […]

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August 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Community Demands Answers in Police-Involved Shooting

It was a full house at the Silver Spring Civic Center Tuesday evening where dozens of residents attended a community meeting to demand answers from Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger, and Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy, regarding the officer-involved shooting that left an unarmed black man dead. Robert White, 41, was shot and […]

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May 4, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

First Responders Honored by Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless

Montgomery County’s first responders were honored with the 2018 Distinguished Service Award by Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless (MCCH). County first responders were honored during the coalition’s 2018 Gala held at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center Thursday evening. “First responders are often the first people to interact with individuals experiencing homelessness,” […]

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January 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

New Police Station Opens in Bethesda After Nearly 60 Years

Bethesda is changing which is evident just by traveling down Wisconsin Avenue where any biker or driver alike, can hear the construction happening downtown. Montgomery County Department of General Services Director David Dise called it the “sound of prosperity” early Monday as he welcomed county leaders for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Montgomery County […]

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November 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MCPD Chief Talks to CBS About How Hard It Is to Predict Active Shooters

Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger was featured on CBS News recently talking about law enforcement’s efforts to identify potential active shooters. “We’ve yet to find this checklist of red flags or indicators that is really detailed enough and sophisticated enough for us to say we need to worry about this individual because he meets […]

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October 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Council Approves Extra Funding To Fight Gangs in County

Montgomery County police and the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office will be getting nearly $844,000 to help combat gangs in the county, after action Tuesday by the County Council. The police will receive nearly $600,000 and the money will be used to restructure its Central Street Gang Unit allowing two sections to work together, according […]

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May 2, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Police Chief Tom Manger Says Hate Crimes Increased by 32 Percent

After the second bomb threat was made to the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, the U.S. Department of Justice reached out to staff to see how they could be of assistance. “I said ‘well  I think it would be great if we could have a program that would educate our community and bring […]

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April 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Chief Continues Conversation on Immigration with MCAEL

The Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy will host a special meeting for a conversation on immigration with Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger. In a description on MCAEL’s website, organizers said they are having this event amid concerns expressed from learners after travel bans were issued by the federal government. The goal of the […]

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