Officer Thomas Bomba

May 4, 2020 | Grace Mottley

MCPD Officer Suicide Inspires National Bill to Improve Police Mental Health Services

In response to the suicide of Montgomery County Police Officer Thomas J. Bomba, Rep. David Trone (MD-6) and Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) have proposed a bill to provide police officers with better mental health services. Bomba’s death in October 2019 was ruled the result of a self-inflicted injury. After the event, Trone, the representative for […]

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December 20, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

2019 in Review: A Tumultuous Year for Montgomery Police

It was a tumultuous year for Montgomery County police and Montgomery County crime news. Here are nine of the biggest stories of 2019. 1. The Police Chief Saga Chief Tom Manger announced his retirement in January after 15 years leading the county police force. Marcus Jones, who had held several top positions, said he wanted […]

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October 19, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Police, Family, Friends Remember Officer Bomba

In a Gaithersburg church where an estimated 1,000 mourners came to give their respects to Officer Thomas “T.J.” Bomba, the delicate subject of suicide was never far from the lips of the service’s speakers. Bomba, who took his life Monday in a Silver Spring parking garage, still suffered from a strep infection that nearly killed him […]

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October 17, 2019 | Cindy Peña

Funeral Arrangements Announced for Montgomery County Police Officer

Montgomery County Police announced funeral arrangements for Montgomery County Police Officer Thomas “TJ” Bomba. Funeral Service Saturday, October 19 11:00 a.m Covenant Life Church, 7501 Muncaster Mill Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877 Please note:  the family will arrive at 10:45 a.m. so attendees should arrive prior to that. Plan for traffic and delays on roads near […]

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October 16, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

La Muerte del Policía de Montgomery se Dictaminó como Suicidio

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery emitió un comunicado el martes por la noche, que resalta que la muerte del oficial Thomas J. Bomba ha sido declarada como un suicidio. El lunes por la mañana, la policía fue enviada a un estacionamiento ubicado en Ellsworth Drive y Fenton Street en Silver Spring después […]

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October 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Police Officer’s Death Ruled Suicide

Montgomery County Police Department released a statement Tuesday evening, stating Officer Thomas J. Bomba’s death has been ruled a suicide. On Monday morning, police were dispatched to a parking garage located at Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street in Silver Spring after reports that Bomba, 37, encountered “disorderly” subjects on the top floor. When police arrived at the […]

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October 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Flags at Half-Staff for Officer Bomba

Montgomery County flags are at half-staff outside the Executive Office Building in Rockville in honor of the police officer who was killed Monday. ”We had a police officer who passed away on Monday, and I think the immediate reaction is to lower the county flags,” said Neil Greenberger, county spokesman. Officer Thomas J. Bomba was […]

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October 15, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Officer Was Asked to Investigate Top Floor of Parking Garage, Police Say

A Montgomery County police statement released Monday night says that someone told Officer Thomas J. Bomba of the disorderly subjects in the parking garage where he was killed. In earlier statements, police said Bomba was conducting “proactive policing” and went to the top floor of the garage — at Fenton Street and Ellsworth Drive — […]

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October 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

County Police Mourn Loss of Officer

Acting Chief Marcus Jones announced Monday that Officer Thomas Bomba had died from an incident in the morning in Silver Spring.

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October 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Bomba Press Conference in Rockville

This is the full press conference in Rockville.

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