school security

September 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Jawando Talks School Security and Safety Measures

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando spoke to MyMCMedia about new school safety and security measures in place on Tuesday at Shady Grove Middle School. Jawando noted that this is the first year that all of Montgomery County Public Schools’ buses are equipped with cameras to improve pedestrian safety in the county. Also, Jawando said Montgomery […]

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March 20, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Great Mills Shooting Draws Attention to Montgomery County School Security

As school and police officials weigh the aftermath of a shooting at a St. Mary’s high school, local school officials are considering greater security at Montgomery County schools. News reports say a Great Mills High School student opened fire Tuesday morning, injuring two other students, a 16-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy. WUSA9 reported that […]

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March 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Superintendent Says Students’ Safety is Top Priority (VIDEO)

It remains unclear how a 14-year-old student at Rockville High School was allegedly raped by two male students during school hours. School officials notified the Montgomery County Police Department on Mar. 16 that an unidentified female student was sexually assaulted in a boy’s bathroom, according to a police statement. Two students were charged by police […]

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March 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

July 15, 2013 | Staff Writer

School Security Initiative (Video)

Safety in local schools is a top priority for county leaders. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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January 31, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Council Committees Meet

The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services (HHS) Committee at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, will hold a worksession on Bill 33-12 that would ban smoking on property owned or leased by Montgomery County. The ban would include all County properties except public rights of way. Councilmember Nancy Floreen is the chief sponsor […]

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January 26, 2013 | Staff Writer

MoCo School Safety Forum (Video)

A public forum to address school safety was held on Jan. 16 in Rockville. Montgomery County Police Chief J. Thomas Manger addressed the crowd about the School Resource Officer (SRO) program and said he wants to see more officers in schools locally and around the country. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view […]

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January 23, 2013 | Staff Writer

School Security (Video)

As the Montgomery County Council returned from recess, Council President Nancy Navarro and Councilmember Valerie Ervin expressed support for gun control at both the state and federal level. In addition, the Council is considering a supplemental appropriation to fund accelerating the installation of security systems in all elementary schools. Montgomery County Police Chief J. Thomas […]

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January 18, 2013 | Staff Writer

Navarro’s First Press Conference (Photos & Video)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro held her first press conference of the new year on Jan. 14.  MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can watch the press conference in its entirety here and see some more photos below:

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January 16, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Navarro on School Resource Officers (Video)

School security is on the minds of many following the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke recently asked Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro if more school resource officers (SROs) should be assigned to area schools. Take a look.

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