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September 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Two Elderly Residents Found Dead in Silver Spring Home

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is investigating the deaths of two elderly Silver Spring residents.  On Thursday morning officers found Donna Lewis, 70, and Arnold Ringgold, 71, deceased in their home. According to a police statement a family member had gone to their home and called 911 when they found the two deceased.  Police […]

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May 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery Police Release Footage Showing MCPD Officer Using N-Word

Montgomery County police are investigating an incident of racial bias involving one of their police officers. MCPD released a statement Thursday evening saying that they take “allegations of racial discrimination seriously.” “We are committed to serving all members of the community in a fair, impartial, and non-discriminatory manner at all times. All allegations of misconduct surrounding […]

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April 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

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Montgomery County Currently Hiring Police Officers

Accepting Applications for Police Officer Candidate Through May 1 Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) currently has openings for police officers. Applications may be submitted online from now through May 1, here. Job seekers must meet education/experience and medical requirements to apply. A person should have an Associate’s degree or three years of active duty military […]

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March 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officers Honored for Saving Lives in Fire Without Protective Gear

Two police officers were honored for saving Rockville residents in a fire, wearing no protective firefighter gear. According to the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC), Corporal Paul Craine and Officer Ryan Mungra responded to a loud explosion coming from a townhouse, engulfed in flames. Although the two men didn’t have a firefighting apparatus and they […]

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May 3, 2017 | Nick Rhule

Montgomery County Honors its Fallen Heroes (VIDEO)

Montgomery County honored 20 of its fallen heroes at a ceremony on Wednesday in Gaithersburg. “Today, we honor 20 officers – Montgomery County and Montgomery County Sheriff’s and Park Police -who have given the ultimate sacrifice, they died in the line of duty, ” said Assistant Police Chief Betsy Davis. Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, […]

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April 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Bethesda Man (PHOTO)

UPDATED 11:38 a.m. Police have located Sean Preilipper. They thank you for sharing. Update: Sean Preilipper has been located safe and unharmed. TY for sharing!https://t.co/QsFpBFCsyA pic.twitter.com/xzq6EOeBmd — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) April 24, 2017 Montgomery County police officers are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing 37-year-old Bethesda man. According to police, Sean […]

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January 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Have Hot Cocoa With a Cop in Wheaton on Friday

Want your student to get to know your local police officer? County police officers from the fourth district station will meet with students and residents at an event entitled, “Hot Cocoa with a Cop” on Friday, Jan. 27. Residents can chat informally with the officers from 1 p.m to 3 p.m. at the McDonald’s located […]

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January 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal Stabbings at Wheaton Mall (VIDEO)

UPDATED 1.12.17 Montgomery County police have arrested a suspect. UPDATED  1.11.17 Montgomery County Police Captain Paul Starks said detectives are working around the clock to find the suspect wanted in the stabbing deaths that occurred on Tuesday afternoon at the Wheaton mall. Police have not released any information about the suspect or the motive. In […]

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January 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Have Coffee with a Cop in Rockville on Monday

Want to get to know your local police officer? Rockville police officers will meet with residents at an event entitled, “Coffee with a Cop” on Jan. 9. Residents can chat informally with the officers from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Coffee Republic, 801 Pleasant Drive, in the King Farm Village Center. According to a […]

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November 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Chief Reports 17 Percent Increase in Hate Crimes in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

In a video message posted online today, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger reports a 17 percent increase in hate crimes and bias incidents in Montgomery County. According to Manger, there have been 62 incidents reported to the police department this year. He said the hate crimes are generally motivated by race, religion, or sexual […]

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