Montgomery County Police

September 18, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPD Investigating Domestic-Related Shooting in Gaithersburg

The Montgomery County Police Department is investigating what is believed to be a domestic-related shooting in Gaithersburg. On Thursday, authorities responded to the 19400 block of Sandy Lake Drive around 10:17 a.m. An adult female was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Police say the suspect was at-large but is now in custody. No […]

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September 10, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hispanos Fallecen en Accidente Vial Doble en Gaithersburg

La policía identificó a los dos residentes del condado de Montgomery que murieron en una colisión automovilística en Muddy Branch y West Deer Park Roads en Gaithersburg el miércoles por la noche. El jueves, la policía del condado de Montgomery (MCPD) dijo que Stephanie Angelica Vasquez, de 25 años, de Kensington y Jonathan Charkas, de […]

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September 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Identify Victims in Double-Fatal Gaithersburg Crash

Police have identified the two Montgomery County residents who were killed in a double-fatal car collision at Muddy Branch and West Deer Park Roads in Gaithersburg Wednesday evening. On Thursday Montgomery County Police (MCPD) said Stephanie Angelica Vasquez, 25, of Kensington and Jonathan Charkas, 35, of Rockville were pronounced deceased at the scene. They were […]

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September 2, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Wants Montgomery County Police to Avoid Thin Blue Line Mentality

Montgomery County’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force met for the first time Monday to introduce goals for the group.  73 members were on the virtual meeting and Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich joined as well. He shared his own experience with police profiling and how his privilege is something not everyone has. “I had an […]

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August 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

¿No Puede Hablar en una Emergencia? Ahora Puede Enviar un Mensaje de texto al 9-1-1

A partir de hoy, los residentes de Maryland tienen la opción de enviar un mensaje de texto al 9-1-1 para pedir ayuda si no pueden llamar al número. En una emergencia, no siempre es posible hablar en voz alta, por lo que la asamblea de Maryland adoptó una forma de permitir que quienes tienen un […]

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August 20, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Can’t Talk in an Emergency? Now You Can Text 9-1-1

Beginning today, Marylanders have the option of texting 9-1-1 for help if they cannot call the number. In an emergency, it is not always possible to speak out loud so the Maryland assembly adopted a way to enable those with a cell phone to text in their emergency. Sen. Cheryl Kagan of District 17, NG911 […]

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August 19, 2020 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Hosts Golf Clinic for Kids

Montgomery County Police hosted a golf clinic for kids ages 9 to 11 at the South Germantown Driving Range on Tuesday. Today, MCP in partnership w/ the M.C. Police Foundation hosted a golf clinic for 10 kids ages 9 to 11 at South Germantown Driving Range. TY @BethesdaClub Assistant Pro Ana Orlov for donating her […]

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August 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Two Adults Injured in Silver Spring Shooting

Two adults were shot Saturday night in Silver Spring, the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said.  Police said on Twitter that officers responded around 8:50 p.m. to a local hospital for an adult male and female, each with a gunshot wound. The wounds are not life-threatening, MCPD said.  After a preliminary investigation, MCPD believes the […]

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August 4, 2020 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Chamber to Award Public Safety Officials

Twenty-five years of honoring the Upcounty’s finest will continue despite the coronavirus pandemic. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will honor over twenty Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters, and Paramedics at their 25th Annual Virtual Public Safety Awards on Friday, August 28. This event honors our public safety personnel and first responders from […]

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July 8, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

County Police Will Resume Monthly Vehicle Auctions

The Montgomery County Department of Police Vehicle Recovery Section will resume its monthly auctions to sell abandoned and seized vehicles beginning July 18.  https://t.co/KpzWnoWdaP — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) July 7, 2020 The auction will take place at 305 Metropolitan Grove Road Gaithersburg. Gates open at 7 a.m., and the auction begins at […]

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