Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger

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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March 10, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Why Immigration Status is Not a Concern for Police Chief Tom Manger (VIDEO)

During a recent discussion with Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard regarding race, diversity and community policing, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger talked about immigration. Dr. Pollard asked Manger, “Why are you so adamant about  your officers not asking about people’s immigration status?” Manger responded, “If we become the immigration police, if we’re asking […]

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March 10, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Police Chief Tom Manger Talks Race, Diversity and Community Policing with Montgomery College President (VIDEO)

Inspired by the dialogue in the community, Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard joined Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger for a conversation about race, diversity and community policing. This discussion is a part of Dr. Pollard’s 2017 presidential dialogue series titled, “Civility in Action: Dialogues Across Difference.” “I think there’s a hunger in our […]

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December 6, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

County Launches New Initiative for Families Affected by Dementia (VIDEO)

An estimated 5.4 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s disease which is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, according to The Alzheimer’s Association. In an effort to better support families and individuals, Montgomery County leaders launched its Dementia Friendly America Initiative early Monday. “The Dementia Friendly America Initiative, which as […]

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November 18, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett released a statement proposing a Liquor Control Authority. 2. Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will begin offering workshops on “How to Apply for Jobs with Montgomery County Government” this month. The first session is today at Germantown […]

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September 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Govenor Hogan to Name Georgia Avenue After Officer Noah Leotta

Governor Larry Hogan will dedicate part of Georgia Avenue to Montgomery County police Officer Noah Leotta today. Last December, Leotta was struck by a vehicle while working as a member of the police department’s Holiday Alcohol Task Force. He had stopped a suspected drunk driver in Rockville when he was struck by another vehicle. He […]

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August 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Leggett Releases Findings from Independent Report on Use of Tasers by Police (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has released the findings of an independent report that he commisioned earlier this year to examine the use of tasers by Montgomery County police officers. CCM’s Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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August 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Releases Independent Study on Taser Use by Police (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett today, joined by Police Chief Tom Manger and Geoffrey Alpert, released a report on taser use by the county police department. The multi-month study, commissioned by the study,  included a review of taser use in the past two years, departmental policies, and training provided to police officers. The report summary […]

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June 22, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Police Hold First LGBTQ Community Meeting (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Police Department hosted its first LGBTQ community meeting on Tuesday. During the meeting, police officials discussed; bias-related incidents involving the LGBTQ community in Montgomery County, MCP’s response to and resources available during an active-assailant incident and MCP partnership with the LGBTQ community for future outreach. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Chief Tom Manger talks […]

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March 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, March 16, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 16, in Montgomery County: 1. The entire Metro system shut down at midnight after officials raised concerns about passenger safety following a cable fire on March 14. The system will remain closed until 5 a.m. on Thursday. 2. Federal government employees who work for agencies based in […]

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