public safety awards

March 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Officers Recognized for Building Trust with School Communities

Eight police officers made it their goal to build a stronger rapport with two school communities who didn’t trust the police. Sergeant Ijeoma Enendu led an effort to go beyond the requirements of a police officer by building strong relationships with communities at Kemp Mill and Glen Haven Elementary Schools. These are the police officers […]

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March 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Retired Division Chief Recognized for 45 Years of Fire Service

Recently retired William “Alan” Hinde served Montgomery County for 45 years. On Friday, Hinde was recognized for his commitment to fire service at the 45th Public Safety Awards Luncheon, where he won the Chief Leslie B. Thomas Community Service Award. According to Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, as a child, Hinde “sustained serious burns to […]

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March 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

First Responders Honored for Response to Armed Clarksburg Student, Silver Spring Fire

Montgomery County first responders were honored for acts of bravery at the 45th Annual Public Safety Award Luncheon. MCM’s Deirdre Byrne spoke with Montgomery County Police Officer Troy Melott and Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services Capt. Chase Fabrizio about being honored: Melott was honored for peacefully responding to an armed Clarksburg High School student; […]

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March 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Detectives Commended for Their Roles in Solving Lyon Sisters Case

To Detective Katie Leggett, the 1975 disappearance of the Lyon sisters was the biggest case in Montgomery County history. On Friday, nine Montgomery County police detectives were honored by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. The award was granted during the chamber’s 44th annual Public Safety Awards Luncheon. Here’s how some of the detectives described […]

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March 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Friday, March 16 in Montgomery County: 1. Community Coffee: Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart and Councilmember Kacy Kostiuk who represents Ward 3 meet with community members over coffee today at Mid-Atlantic Seafood from 8 to 9:30 a.m. 2. Public Safety awards: Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford is scheduled to […]

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July 19, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Twenty Public Safety Officials Honored at Chamber’s Public Safety Breakfast

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored twenty Upcounty Police Officers and a Firefighter at their 22nd Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, July 14. The event was held at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. The Annual Public Safety Awards honor the Law Enforcement, Fire & Rescue, and Emergency Service professionals protecting the Upcounty of […]

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July 18, 2016 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Public Safety Awards 53 of the County’s Finest

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters and Paramedics at their 21st Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast. The event was held on Friday, July 8 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. This year we honored 53 of the County’s finest public safety officials from the Gaithersburg Police Department, Montgomery […]

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July 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 8, in Montgomery County

UPDATED Here are your five things to know today, July 8, in Montgomery County: 1. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Public Safety Awards breakfast takes place today at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for updates from the awards ceremony. 2. Downtown Wheaton is re-designated as an Arts and Entertainment District for the next decade by the […]

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June 27, 2016 | Laura Rowles

GGCC Public Safety Awards Breakfast Slated for July 8

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce will honor Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters, Crime Analysts and Paramedics at their 21st Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast. The event will be held on Friday, July 8 from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Heritage Building, 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg. This year we will honor 53 […]

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June 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville’s 27th Annual Public Safety Awards (VIDEO)

The city of Rockville recently honored several public safety officers at the city’s annual awards ceremony. Rock 11 Now’s Willie James Inman reports.   Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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