Montgomery County Police (MCPD)

July 16, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Rescatistas fuera de servicio le salvan la vida a pareja en Colesville

Dos Oficiales de Montgomery, que se encontraban fuera de servicio, salvan a una pareja de Colesville que estaba atrapada dentro de su casa en las llamas Dos rescatistas, que no estaban en servicio, un oficial de policía y un teniente de bomberos, rescataron a una pareja de su casa en en llamas ubicada en Colesville, […]

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July 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Off-Duty First Responders Rescue Colesville Couple From Burning Home

Off-Duty Montgomery County Officers Saved Colesville Couple From Fire Two off-duty first responders — a police officer and a fire lieutenant — rescued a couple from a Colesville house fire on Tuesday morning. Sgt. Scott Brooks, a patrol sergeant for the Silver Spring police district, was driving to work on New Hampshire Avenue at around […]

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July 11, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Bomb Squad Conducts Explosives Training in Poolesville

Residents in the Poolesville and Dickerson area, do not be alarmed when you hear loud “booms” on Thursday. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service’s Bomb Squad and Montgomery County Police Department will be conducting an explosives training at the Outdoor Shooting Range located on Elmer School Road in Dickerson. Training will take place all day […]

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July 9, 2019 | Ben Palmer

County Residents Give Input on Desired Qualities for Next Police Chief

As County Executive Mark Elrich looks for the next police chief, he has released a survey asking residents what they want to see from Tom Manger’s successor, and the results were released last month. According to the county government, the survey generated 1,028 responses, which were taken into consideration along with 95 responses made at […]

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July 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Calls for ‘Thorough Investigation’ Into Officers Involved in Aspen Hill Arrest

County Executive Marc Elrich released a statement Friday evening about the incident involving an undercover cop shown on video to have used force while arresting a man in Aspen Hill. Two videos started circulating on social media on Thursday and Friday: the first shows Montgomery County Police Officer III Kevin Moris — who was undercover […]

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July 3, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Riemer to Hold Press Conference on Policing Advisory Commission Bill

Montgomery Councilmember Hans Riemer will hold a press conference on a policing advisory commission bill next Tuesday July 9 at 7 p.m. Bill 14-19, introduced by Council Member Riemer, would create a Policing Advisory Commission and specify the commission’s membership and duties. According to the Montgomery County Council, the goal of this legislation is to […]

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June 27, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 27 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 27, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Know Your Status, it’s National HIV Testing Day:  Join the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services at their Dennis Avenue Health Center in Silver Spring for free testing. 2. DNC Debates at Silver Branch Brewing: Join Montgomery […]

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June 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, June 26, and we are halfway through the week! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Racial Equity Community Conversation: There’s a Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice at 7 p.m. at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro and County […]

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June 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

First African American Woman Police Captain Recognized by Council

Montgomery County Council recognized the first black woman in Montgomery County to achieve the rank of “Captain” in the MCPD force at its meeting on Tuesday. Councilmember Will Jawando sponsored the proclamation to honor Capt. Sonia Pruitt. Pruitt has served in the police force for 27 years, and during her time in the force, she’s […]

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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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