police involved shooting

April 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Victims Identified in Wednesday’s Police-Involved Shooting in Takoma Park

Takoma Park Police identified the two suspects who were killed during an incident involving an off-duty Pentagon Protection Force Agency police officer. They are Dominique Williams, 32, of the 7600 block of Allendale Circle in Hyattsville; and James Lionel Johnson, 38, of the 3300 block of Princess Stephanie Court in District Heights. On the morning […]

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April 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Local Leaders Express Condolences for Officer Killed Outside U.S. Capitol

State and local leaders have taken to social media to express condolences for U.S. Capitol Police Officer William “Billy” Evans who was killed when a man in a car rammed into a police barricade. The incident took place shortly after 1 p.m. outside the U.S. Capitol on Constitution Avenue. Evans succumbed to his injuries and […]

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June 5, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Details Surrounding MCPD Involved Shooting in Potomac Still Not Released

It has been almost three months since a Potomac man was fatally shot by a member of the Montgomery County Police Department Tactical Unit, but many details surrounding the case still have not been made public. Since the March 12 death police-involved shooting of 21-year-old Duncan Lemp in his bedroom, the name of the officer […]

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May 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Shot in Officer-Involved Shooting in White Oak

Update: An update to this story can be found here: Police Chief: Knife-Wielding Man Shot, Killed by Officer in White Oak Original Post: Montgomery County Police Department tweeted Thursday that a man—whose age hasn’t yet been confirmed—was shot in an officer-involved shooting in White Oak Thursday afternoon. MCP investigating officer-involved shooting in 1500 blk of Hadden Manor […]

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March 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Police Release Additional Information About Fatal Shooting in Potomac

Montgomery County Police on Tuesday afternoon released additional details on the police-involved fatal shooting of a Potomac man March 12. According to MCPD, the man whose home police were searching refused to show his hands and get on the ground but instead headed to another room inside the residence when the shooting occurred. Police identified […]

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May 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Council Unanimously Passes Police Accountability Bill

The Montgomery County Council unanimously passed the Law Enforcement Trust and Transparency Act, or the LETT Act, on Tuesday. Will Jawando, the lead sponsor, said that the bill addresses a “need for community trust and input in all policing matters.” The LETT Act requires, that if a police officer is involved in the death of […]

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April 23, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery, Howard Sign Agreement on Police-Involved Shootings

The state’s attorneys of Howard and Montgomery counties inked a pact Tuesday that would spell out how the counties would investigate deaths from police-involved shootings. Previously, the two counties were working under a verbal agreement dating back to 2015, Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy said. Howard County would investigate Montgomery’s cases, and vice versa. […]

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April 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Manger Says Robert White Killing Was ‘Lawful and Justified’

The officer who shot and killed Robert White on a Silver Spring street was justified in doing so, according to a five-page memo written by Tom Manger, retired police chief of Montgomery County police. The memo was dated March 26, just days before Manger was set to begin his retirement. It was sent to Montgomery […]

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January 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Update About Attempted Armed Robbery at BB&T Bank in Silver Spring

Update: 2:31 p.m.: Assistant Chief of Montgomery County Police’s Investigative Service Bureau Marcus Jones spoke live Wednesday afternoon about reports of an attempted armed robbery at BB&T Bank on Wayne Avenue in Silver Spring. Bank robbery investigation update Posted by Montgomery County Police Department on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 According to Jones, a man walked into […]

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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Year in Review: The Top 12 Montgomery County Stories in 2018

1. Elrich Becomes County Executive Voters roared in 2016, passing term limits on County Council members and the county executive. In 2018, the voters continued to roar. First, in the Democratic primary, voters winnowed a list of 38 candidates down to four in the council’s at-large race. Next, voters chose Marc Elrich as their party’s choice […]

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