Takoma Park Police Chief Antonio B. DeVaul

April 27, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía de Takoma Park Recolecta más de 300 Libras de Medicamentos Vencidos

La policía de Takoma Park recolectó 339 libras de medicamentos vencidos y sin usar durante el Día Nacional de Devolución de Medicamentos Recetados. El jefe Antonio DeVaul agradeció a quienes participaron y enfatizó que este programa previene el abuso y el robo de píldoras, al librar a los hogares de medicamentos recetados potencialmente peligrosos, vencidos, […]

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April 26, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Park Police Collects Over 300 Pounds of Medicines

Takoma Park Police collected 339 pounds of expired and unused medicines during Nationwide Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Chief Antonio DeVaul thanked those who participated, stressing that this program prevents pill abuse and theft by ridding homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Residents still can dispose of excess and expired prescription […]

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March 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía de Takoma Park: Casi 200 Robos de Artículos de Vehículos en los Últimos 9 Meses

Entre el 1 de mayo de 2020 y el 13 de febrero de 2021, se reportaron 190 robos de vehículos en la ciudad de Takoma Park, informó el jefe de policía Antonio DeVaul. Se robaron carteras, dinero, tarjetas de crédito, teléfonos celulares, computadoras portátiles, maletas de gimnasia, lentes de sol, herramientas y otros artículos al […]

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March 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Park Police Report Almost 200 Thefts from Vehicles in Past 9 Months

Between May 1, 2020 and Feb. 13, 2021, there were 190 reported thefts from vehicles in the City of Takoma Park, Police Chief Antonio DeVaul reported. Purses, money, credit cards, cell phones, laptops, gym bags, sunglasses, tools and other items were stolen from inside the vehicles. According to DeVaul, in 24% of the incidents, forced […]

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January 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Local Police on Alert During Days Surrounding Inauguration

Montgomery County Police Department is collaborating with local and federal law enforcement officers surrounding the days of the presidential inauguration, which will be held on Wednesday. A group of county police officers will be assisting the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department, which it has done since the 2001 Inauguration. It also is assisting the Capitol […]

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October 1, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Police Taking ‘A More Holistic Approach To Public Safety’

Takoma Park Police Chief Antonio DeVaul issued a community message Oct. 1 to explain how his department is adapting in light of the divisive police incidents occurring throughout the country. “The negative national incidents involving police across our country have affected the way all police are viewed by some. We are not immune to the […]

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August 26, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Young People Needed for Takoma Park Police Advisory Board

Takoma Park Police Chief Antonio DeVaul is looking for two young people to sit on his advisory board. Applicants must be between 16 and 21 years of age. Police Chief’s Advisory Board members are briefed on police department activities and may bring up issues and community concerns to DeVaul. Members are involved in design and […]

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June 10, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

County Police Chiefs to Discuss Relationship With the Community Thursday

Police chiefs from around the county will come together Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for a virtual town hall to discuss the relationship between law enforcement and the community. This discussion was inspired by the peaceful protests around the county. They will answer questions and discuss the recent death of George Floyd, a man […]

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July 17, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

DeVaul Pulls Name from Contention for County Chief Position

Takoma Park Police Chief Antonio DeVaul pulled his name from contention to be the next Montgomery County police chief. News reports have named Tonya Chapman, the former chief of Portsmouth, Va., as the other contender for the position. It was unclear Wednesday evening whether County Executive Marc Elrich would consider any of the other applicants. […]

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May 4, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

First Responders Honored by Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless

Montgomery County’s first responders were honored with the 2018 Distinguished Service Award by Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless (MCCH). County first responders were honored during the coalition’s 2018 Gala held at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center Thursday evening. “First responders are often the first people to interact with individuals experiencing homelessness,” […]

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