Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

December 6, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Donated Stuffed Animals to Help Kids In Traumatic Situations

70 soft, snuggly animals will be provided to children at the Family Justice Center and to other children that Montgomery Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Montgomery County Police Department Officers interact with over the holidays thanks to a donation from Adventure Theatre MTC and patrons. The comforting toys will be used by both the Family Justice […]

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July 22, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Chamber Awards Forty-Nine First Responders

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored forty-nine Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters, and Paramedics at its 24th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast “It’s so important for the community to take a moment and thank our first responders for all that they do to keep us safe,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President / […]

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June 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Special Deputy Patrick McGann Retires After 20 Years of Living His Dream

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office celebrated Patrick McGann who is retiring 20 years since he was appointed a special deputy to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. According to a “Good News of the Day” post on Montgomery County (MD) Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, McGann always dreamed of working in law enforcement. However, this dream was […]

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June 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Police, Firefighters Honored at Rockville’s 30th Annual Public Safety Awards

First responders who protect and serve Rockville were honored at the 30th annual Rockville Public Safety Awards held June 12 at Lakewood Country Club. Each year, members of public safety agencies that serve the city of Rockville are recognized for their outstanding service. Since 1990, 603 awards have been presented to members of Rockville’s public […]

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June 13, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber to Award Public Safety Officials July 12

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will honor over forty Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters, and Paramedics at their 24th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, July 12, 2019. This event honors our public safety personnel and first responders from Montgomery County Upcounty’s fire & police departments, Maryland State Police, and Office of the […]

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April 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police to Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

To continue their efforts to curb impaired driving and underage drinking, law enforcement officers from the Montgomery County Police Department, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, and the Maryland State Police, are conducting a sobriety checkpoint. The location of the checkpoint anticipated for Friday April 6, has not been disclosed and is expected to begin at […]

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January 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Alcohol Holiday Task Force Makes Nearly 200 Arrests in First 7 Weeks

Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force has released the results of their  seventh week of enforcement efforts.  The task force made 13 arrests of drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or both.  Also, a driver struck a parked car while fleeing from a task force stop on the night of […]

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December 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police to Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

December for many residents means the start of the holiday season which means there are many celebrations where people may choose to drink alcohol. The Montgomery County Police Department is reminding people to drive responsibly, have a plan and choose a sober driver. On Dec. 1, officers from the Montgomery County Police Department and deputies […]

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October 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Agencies Planning Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

During the Halloween weekend people may choose to celebrate and drink alcohol. The Montgomery County Police Department is again reminding motorists to have a plan, drive responsibly, and choose a sober driver. On Oct. 27, officers from the Montgomery County Police, deputies from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, and troopers from Maryland State Police will […]

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August 24, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Law Enforcement Officers Raise Money for Special Olympics

Police cars were covered in stickers Wednesday as Montgomery County law enforcement officers, from multiple agencies, gathered at the Chick-fil-A in Kentlands to raise awareness and money for Special Olympics Maryland athletes. In a event titled, “Cover the Cruiser,” county residents made donations that were represented on paper to be attached to police cars. More […]

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