November 27, 2013 | Sonya Burke

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Operation Turkey Chase

Police say the night before Thanksgiving is known as one of the busiest nights for underage drinking and impaired driving. That’s why the Montgomery County Police Department is participating in Operation Turkey Chase, along with other law enforcement agencies. The operation formally kicks off the multi-agency Holiday Season Task Force. The mission is to reduce […]

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August 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

Recruits Graduate from Police Academy

The Montgomery County Police Academy held its graduation for the 58th Session Entrance Level Class at Northwest High School in Germantown on July 31. The class, which began its training on January 28, includes thirty-seven officers from the Montgomery County Police Department, three deputies from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, four officers from the Gaithersburg […]

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October 19, 2012 | Staff Writer

K9 Crimefighters (Video)

A look at the Sheriff department’s K9 unit.  In this video essay, Sgt. Joseph Stanton introduces us to his crime fighting canine. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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October 10, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Choose Respect Program (Video)

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s department has been recognized by Governor Martin O’Malley for the “Choose Respect” program to prevent violent abuse in teen dating. It is estimated that one in three teens are in an unhealthy dating relationship. The program has reached more than 1,000 students in Montgomery County. Visit our PEG partner County Cable […]

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