public safety training academy

September 27, 2019 | Staff Writer

County Program Preps Students For Careers in Fire and Rescue Services

The Montgomery County Public Schools Fire Science and Rescue Cadet program prepares high school students for a variety of careers in fire and rescue services, including fire prevention, control and emergency medical technology. Students spend part of the day in their home high school and also attend formal training at the Montgomery County Public Safety […]

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May 8, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Public Safety Training Academy Taking Part in Hurricane Exercise

Montgomery County’s Public Safety Training Academy will be part of a six-state exercise this week that will test how well local, state and federal agencies work together during a mock hurricane, according to a news release from Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford’s office. The Maryland Emergency Management Agency — along with 42 other federal, state, and […]

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November 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Opens New Public Safety Training Academy (VIDEO)

Local officials recently gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new state-of-the-art Public Safety Training Academy (PTSA), which is located at 8751 Snouffer School Road in Gaithersburg near Montgomery Village. The new PSTA is part of the Montgomery County Multi Agency Service Park (MASP). Its opening marks the completion of the eighth project and final […]

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June 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCFRS Hosts Fiery “Ladies Night Out” at the Training Academy (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services recently held a “Ladies Night Out” recruiting event that was designed to introduce more women to the career of firefighting. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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February 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for County’s New Training Academy (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett was joined by other county officials this week at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Public Safety Training Academy. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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February 13, 2015 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on school start times, the new public safety training academy, a report about the Department of Liquor Control, the high school swim and dive championships and more.

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February 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

A Big Day For Public Safety in Montgomery County (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials kicked off construction for its new Public Safety Training Academy on Feb. 11. The groundbreaking ceremony for the state- of-the-art facility included many county officials, police, and firefighters. “It’s a wonderful opportunity. We ordered this day special for you” said David Dise, director of the of the Department of General Services. According […]

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February 11, 2015 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Officials Break Ground on Public Safety Training Academy (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett along with County Council members Marc Elrich, Sidney Katz, Hans Riemer and Tom Hucker, Police Chief J. Thomas Manger, Acting Fire Chief Scott Goldstein and Department of General Services Director David Dise took part in the groundbreaking ceremony for a new Public Safety Training Academy (PSTA) on Feb. 11. The […]

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September 30, 2013 | Sonya Burke

New Traffic Laws Go Into Effect on Oct. 1 (Photos & Video)

Montgomery County Police Chief Thomas Manger was joined by other police chiefs and law enforcement officers on Sept. 30 to get the word out about the tough new traffic laws that go into effect on Oct. 1. “Today is the last day that anyone in the state of Maryland should expect that they can get […]

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