Police Chief Mark Sroka

June 10, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

County Police Chiefs to Discuss Relationship With the Community Thursday

Police chiefs from around the county will come together Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for a virtual town hall to discuss the relationship between law enforcement and the community. This discussion was inspired by the peaceful protests around the county. They will answer questions and discuss the recent death of George Floyd, a man […]

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July 29, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Jefe de la policía de Gaithersburg a los inmigrantes: ‘No temas a la policía’

El jefe de la policía de Gaithersburg, Mark Sroka, le dice a los inmigrantes indocumentados que no teman a los policías locales. El jueves, Sroka apareció en un video publicado en la página de Facebook de la ciudad de Gaithersburg, hablando sobre la política de inmigración de la ciudad. Sroka discute la Orden General 628.1, […]

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July 26, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Gaithersburg Police Chief to Immigrants: ‘Don’t Fear Police’

Gaithersburg Police Chief Mark Sroka is telling undocumented immigrants not to fear local police officers. On Thursday, Sroka appeared in a video posted on the City of Gaithersburg’s Facebook page, speaking about the city’s immigration policy. Sroka discusses General Order 628.1, which means that no citizen can be arrested simply for being undocumented. “[S]tate and local […]

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July 23, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Three Awarded Medal of Valor; First-Ever Community Service Award Presented

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored twenty-eight Upcounty Police Officers and Emergency Medical Service Technicians at their 23rd Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, July 13, 2018. The event was held at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. This event honors our public safety personnel and first responders from Montgomery County Upcounty’s Fire Department, Police […]

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December 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Police Chief Updates City Leaders About Stabbing at Lake Forest Mall

Gaithersburg Police Chief Mark Sroka told the Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council that he is confident that police will make an arrest in the attempted armed robbery and stabbing that occurred last week outside the Lake Forest Mall. According to police, a 63-year-old woman was stabbed as she exited the mall and entered her vehicle […]

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October 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

Chief’s Award Goes to Sam’s Club Ax Heroes (Photo)

Gaithersburg Police Chief Mark Sroka presented the Chief’s Award to Ensign John Hunt, United States Navy and Lieutenant Wells Weymouth, United States Army for their outstanding commitment-to-duty, professionalism, and contributions to the citizens of the City of Gaithersburg. The awards were presented at the Oct. 7 Mayor and City Council meeting. On July 23, at […]

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