January 13, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Officer Cleared, Back on Active Duty Following Shooting of Potomac Man

The Montgomery County Police Department SWAT team officer who was not charged in the fatal shooting of a Potomac man March 12, 2020 has returned to fulltime duty. Following a lengthy investigation by the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office, the officer was cleared of any wrongdoing. His actions were declared “reasonable under the circumstances” as […]

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July 9, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Councilmembers Debate When Police Can Use Deadly Force, No Knock Warrants

Members of the Montgomery County Council discussed the use of force, choke and neck holds, no knock warrants and other controversial police tactics during their July 9 public safety committee meeting. The committee plans to update certain police policies in light of local and nationwide police abuse incidents, especially the death of George Floyd Jr. […]

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May 4, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Poolesville Incident Ends in Assault Charge

A man who pointed a rifle at another man at a Poolesville house has been charged with assault, a Montgomery County police spokesman said Thursday. Fernando Flores-Sandoval, 47, of the 15800 block of Budd Road, Officer Rick Goodale said. Quoting the charging documents, Goodale said Flores-Sandoval was recently fired from a landscaping company. The victim, […]

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September 30, 2012 | Mike Walsh

Protected: MCPD SWAT Team Wins Competition

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