Rockville City Police Department

June 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Rockville Traffic Advisory in Place Ahead of Friday Demonstrations

The city of Rockville sent out a statement Thursday informing residents to expect delays and road closures on June 5, due to a planned protest in the area. According to the statement, the demonstration is set to begin at 1 p.m. wherein participants will march from the Montgomery County Judicial Center at 50 Maryland Ave. […]

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April 8, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Local Company Sanitizes Rockville Police Cars for Free

Servpro of Rockville-Olney donated their services to sanitize Rockville City Police Department’s patrol vehicles on Tuesday. The fire and water-cleanup and restoration company did a complete “decon”, which included their “disinfectant bomb” and a “total wipe down” of each patrol vehicle. The department was very grateful due to the daily risk officers face when transporting […]

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March 9, 2020 | Staff Writer

Rockville Seeks Community Comments for Police Department Review

Wanted: Community’s Comments for Rockville City Police Department Re-Accreditation The city of Rockville asks the community to offer comments about the Rockville City Police Department (RCPD) at a public hearing, in writing or by phone, as part of the department’s reaccreditation process. A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, […]

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June 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Police, Firefighters Honored at Rockville’s 30th Annual Public Safety Awards

First responders who protect and serve Rockville were honored at the 30th annual Rockville Public Safety Awards held June 12 at Lakewood Country Club. Each year, members of public safety agencies that serve the city of Rockville are recognized for their outstanding service. Since 1990, 603 awards have been presented to members of Rockville’s public […]

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June 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Names Lanham as Deputy Chief of Police

Laura Lanham brings 28 years of experience in law enforcement to Rockville Rockville Police Chief Victor Brito announced Monday that Laura Lanham will be Rockville’s next deputy chief of police. Lanham is a 28 year veteran with the Montgomery County Police Department. Most recently she has served as an assistant chief overseeing the Patrol Services […]

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December 20, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Alcohol Task Force Charged 208 People for DUI Since November

Over the past five weeks, Montgomery County Police’s Alcohol Holiday Task Force arrested 208 people for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. The task force not only consists of officers from six police districts, it also includes Maryland State Police troopers, Montgomery County sheriff deputies, officers from the Gaithersburg Police Department, as well […]

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April 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Speeding on S. Stonestreet Ave in Rockville? You Will be Ticketed!

Earlier this month, the Rockville City Police Department deployed a speed monitoring system in the 400 block of S. Stonestreet Avenue. While the system is fully operational, no citations will be issued in April.  Citations will be issued starting May 2nd for vehicles exceeding the speed limit by 12 mph or more. Police say portable […]

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January 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Police Take Precautions to Stay Warm During Frigid Temperatures (VIDEO)

The first few days of the new year started on a cold start in Montgomery County and the frigid temperatures are supposed to continue throughout the weekend. The National Weather Service expects a high of 16 degrees on Saturday and a low of just 3 degrees. While some people may opt to stay in to […]

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January 4, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Have Coffee with a Cop in Rockville on Friday

Want to get to know your local police officer? Rockville police officers will meet with residents at an event titled, “Coffee with a Cop” on Jan. 5. Residents can chat informally with the officers from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at The Bean Bag, 1605 East Gude Drive. All purchases made during the event will […]

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July 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Rockville Police Offers Advice to Avoid Scams

Residents can protect themselves against scams, based on information from the Rockville City Police Department. Phone Call Scam A victim receives a call from someone claiming to be with their local utility company. The caller says that they’re about to cut off your service because of an overdue bill. The caller then tells the victim […]

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