policing advisory commission

July 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for July 15 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, July 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Superintendent Press Conference: MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith will hold a press conference at 11:30 a.m. He will discuss planning and considerations for the fall semester. The conference will be streamed on YouTube. 2. MCPS Virtual Conversation: MCPS will host […]

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June 4, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Council Accepting Applications for County’s Policing Advisory Commission

Montgomery County Councilmembers are seeking applicants for the county’s Policing Advisory Commission. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on June 19, 2020. Signed into law in December of 2019, the goal of the Policing Advisory Commission is to improve the council’s oversight on the Montgomery County Police Department while aiming to strengthen the relationship police […]

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July 10, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Residents Sound Off on Montgomery Police Commission

Residents gave their points of view on a proposed policing advisory commission Tuesday night. Torrie Cooke, president of the Fraternal Order of Police, said the commission could help bring the public and police together. Carlean Ponder, a member of the American Civil Liberties Union, believed the FOP had enough influence at the county and state […]

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July 10, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

La Comisión Asesora de Policía recibe el apoyo del jefe interino

El jefe interino del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery, Marcus Jones, dijo el martes por la noche que apoyaba la creación de una comisión asesora policial, en la que los miembros públicos tendrían un rol fundamental sobre la consideración de las políticas que afectan a la policía del condado de Montgomery. La policía […]

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July 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Policing Advisory Commission Gets Support from Acting Chief

Acting Chief Marcus Jones said Tuesday evening he supported the creation of a policing advisory commission, in which public members would have a role in considering policies that affect Montgomery County police. County police have been under scrutiny for the more than a year. On June 11, 2018, a police officer shot and killed an unarmed […]

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