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March 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Chief Tom Manger to Discuss Community Policing and More on Mar. 9

In an effort to build bridges of understanding, Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard will host Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger, president of the Major Cities Chiefs Association at the Theatre Arts Arena in Rockville. This is the second dialogue in Pollard’s Presidential Dialogue Series 2017 which aims to engage a conversation with the […]

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February 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Immigration concerns top this week’s edition of County Report This Week. The show also includes reports about the Dickerson incinerator, a police academy for Hispanic residents, local celebrations of Black History Month, and more. Watch the 30-minute news and information show, below:

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December 12, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

A Conversation About Community Policing Continues

What started out as meetings to discuss the importance of a trusting relationship between the police and community earlier this year,  has now turned into a call-to-action. Montgomery County leaders hosted a town hall meeting in Silver Spring Monday evening entitled, “Working Together for a Better Community: A Continuing Dialogue on Community and Police Relations.” […]

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December 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery County to Announce Dementia-Friendly America Initiative

UPDATED On Dec. 5, Montgomery County officials are expected to launch the County Dementia Friendly Initiative. Last year, the Clarksburg-based nonprofit supporting Alzheimer’s research, BrightFocus Foundation, assisted Montgomery County with creating a national network of communities called Dementia Friendly America. On Monday, County Executive Ike Leggett will highlight how the initiative is making Montgomery County […]

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November 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Local Officials Remind Residents to be Safe this Holiday Season (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County officials are reminding residents to stay safe this holiday season. In fact, police say this is one of the most dangerous times of the year for pedestrians and drivers.  County officials recently held a news conference to provide safety tips for the holiday season. Their message: be alert, be seen and be […]

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November 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Chief Delivers Top 10 List This Holiday Season (VIDEO)

At a news conference about holiday safety in Clarksburg, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger delivered his top ten list for staying safe during the holiday season. His message was directed at residents who are walking, driving and shopping at this busy time of year. You can watch Manger count down his top ten list, […]

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November 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Watch County Report This Week for coverage of the Stand Up for the Montgomery Way rally, an update on taser use by the Montgomery County Police Department, and more:

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November 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Chief Reports 17 Percent Increase in Hate Crimes in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

In a video message posted online today, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger reports a 17 percent increase in hate crimes and bias incidents in Montgomery County. According to Manger, there have been 62 incidents reported to the police department this year. He said the hate crimes are generally motivated by race, religion, or sexual […]

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November 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Opens New Public Safety Training Academy (VIDEO)

Local officials recently gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new state-of-the-art Public Safety Training Academy (PTSA), which is located at 8751 Snouffer School Road in Gaithersburg near Montgomery Village. The new PSTA is part of the Montgomery County Multi Agency Service Park (MASP). Its opening marks the completion of the eighth project and final […]

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September 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Officials Dedicate Portion of Route 97 in Olney in Memory of Officer Noah Leotta (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

State and local officials have unveiled a new sign dedicating a portion of Georgia Avenue (MD 97) in Olney to honor fallen Police Officer Noah Leotta. At the dedication ceremony on Tuesday afternoon, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan described Leotta as “a true Maryland hero.” Leotta was struck by a drunk driver on December 3, 2015, […]

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