February 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Police Now Providing Security at County Council Meetings (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers are now providing security at Montgomery County Council meetings, according to police spokesperson Rick Goodale. At his weekly briefing, County Council President Roger Berliner was asked about the presence of uniformed officers at a recent County Council meeting. “There is a feeling that there is a different anger out there, and […]

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February 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Briefing Covers Wide Variety of Topics: Resistance Rally, Bethesda Downtown Plan, Pepco, Vision Zero, Cemeteries and More (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters on Monday morning at his weekly briefing at the Council Office Building in Rockville. Berliner began the briefing with remarks about a rally in Silver Spring last night. “There was a major event in Silver Spring last night,” he said. “It was if you will a […]

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November 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Leggett on Extra Security for Montgomery College President (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett says he believes a decision to assign extra security for the president of Montgomery College is a wise one. The Montgomery College Board of Trustees is planning to discuss future plans for the president’s security detail┬ánext year.

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November 22, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery College Board of Trustees Considering Permanent Security for President Pollard

The Montgomery College Board of Trustees is scheduled to discuss adding a permanent security detail for President DeRionne Pollard, early next year. According to Ray Gilmer,vice president of Communications for Montgomery College, Pollard has had a security detail on a pilot basis since March of this year. The pilot program was provided by a private […]

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April 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Metro GM Fields Questions from Reporters After Council Meeting (VIDEO)

Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld answered a few questions from reporters after a meeting with the Montgomery County Council today. During the media briefing, he said water infiltration in the Bethesda tunnel appears to be the most significant issue on the Red Line. He also noted that there are lighting and security concerns that he […]

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December 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Police Chief Updates City Leaders About Stabbing at Lake Forest Mall

Gaithersburg Police Chief Mark Sroka told the Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council that he is confident that police will make an arrest in the attempted armed robbery and stabbing that occurred last week outside the Lake Forest Mall. According to police, a 63-year-old woman was stabbed as she exited the mall and entered her vehicle […]

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November 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Metro Transit Police Increase Patrols and Inspections Systemwide

In response to the attacks in Paris, the Metro Transit Police Department (MTPD) has announced that is has increased patrols systemwide. According to a news release, riders will likely notice an increased police presence throughout the transit system. Police said the additional patrols began Friday evening and will continue for an unspecified period of time. […]

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