Rockville City Police Department

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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March 7, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Weigh In on Proposed Immigration Ordinance in Rockville

It was a full house on Monday evening in Rockville where more than 80 residents gathered at city hall to stand before both Mayor Bridget Netwon and the city council for a public hearing on immigration. This public hearing comes after Rockville City Councilmember Julie Palakovich Carr introduced an ordinance to detail  the role of […]

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January 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Rockville Police to Take the Plunge for Special Olympics Maryland

A team from the Rockville City Police Department (RCPD) will take a dip in the Chesapeake Bay to support Special Olympics Maryland. Members of the RCPD will participate in a police plunge at noon on Friday, Jan. 27 as part of a weekend of “freezin’ for a reason” at Sandy Point State Park, in Annapolis. […]

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November 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Police Station Mural Gets a Facelift (VIDEO)

The 1940 mural of Sugarloaf Mountain by Judson Smith at the Rockville City Police Department headquarters looks like new after a recent conservation project by Hartmann Fine Art Conservation Services. Rock 11 Now has the story.

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