Montgomery County Police Department

August 16, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Police Investigating Commercial Burglary in Chevy Chase

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a burglary at a business in Chevy Chase. Video surveillance shows that on June 5 around 2:30 a.m. the suspect entered the Chevy Chase Florist located on Wisconsin Circle wearing a blue book bag and carrying a red and black tool bag and took items from […]

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August 7, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Montgomery County Celebrates National Night Out

Montgomery County Police Department and residents celebrated the 36th anniversary of National Night Out, Tuesday. National Night Out is a community campaign to encourage police-neighborhood relationships. And so it begins… National Night Out 2019 is kicking off at the Clarksburg Premium Outlets! #MCPDNNO2019 #MCPDCommunityCounts pic.twitter.com/w2IaY4R9Hx — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) August 6, 2019 […]

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August 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Dispose of Unused Medications in Silver Spring Wednesday

Montgomery County police and the Department of Recreation are hosting a Medication Take Back Event on Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. People can drop off old and unused prescription drugs at the Mid-County Recreation Center, located at 2004 Queensguard Road in Silver Spring. Need to dispose of expired or unused medication? If so, […]

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July 25, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

MCPD to Host Blood Drive in August

The American Red Cross is calling for blood donors due to an emergency need. According to the Red Cross, more blood is being used per day than is being donated. Chief medical officer Dr. Pampee Young, spoke about the necessity of blood donors. “Each day, kids battling cancer, accident victims being raced to the emergency […]

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July 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Believe Man Is Linked to Burglaries in Silver Spring, Bethesda, Bowie

Police from the Rockville and Silver Spring districts are investigating burglaries they believe were committed by the same person. The Montgomery County Police Department says that they’re working on this investigation with The City of Bowie Police Department because they believe the person is the same suspect who committed a commercial burglary in Bowie on […]

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July 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Colesville Couple Thanks Officer Who Saved Them from Fire

Montgomery County Police Department tweeted a photo of the Colesville couple thanking Sgt. Scott Brooks for rescuing them from their burning home on July 16. On Tues, off-duty MCP Sgt Brooks entered a burning home in Colesville to rescue a couple. Today, the couple visited the 3rd District Station w/ their adult son to present […]

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June 27, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: A New Captain on the Beat

Capt. Sonia Pruitt, the first African-American woman to reach that rank, has the job of overseeing the force’s interactions with the community. She says she’s up to the job even though people of color have expressed their distrust of the county police. Pruitt talks about that and more on Montgomery Talks. Available now on MyMCMedia, […]

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June 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Pays Respect to Officer Kyle Olinger

Hundreds gathered at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney on Wednesday to pay respects to the late Kyle Olinger, a former Montgomery County police officer. Olinger died in April, almost 16 years after he was shot in the line of duty while performing a traffic stop in Silver Spring on Aug. 13, […]

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June 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Names Lanham as Deputy Chief of Police

Laura Lanham brings 28 years of experience in law enforcement to Rockville Rockville Police Chief Victor Brito announced Monday that Laura Lanham will be Rockville’s next deputy chief of police. Lanham is a 28 year veteran with the Montgomery County Police Department. Most recently she has served as an assistant chief overseeing the Patrol Services […]

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April 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Drug Take-Back Day: Dispose of Drugs Safely April 27 at Police Stations Across the County

Montgomery County residents have a safe, free and anonymous opportunity to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 27. Montgomery County law enforcement agencies are participating in the national event which is coordinated by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to deal with the […]

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