Montgomery County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Montgomery County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 50 MDAve (T-8), Rockville, 20850 MD
  • Chief:
Phone: 240-777-7000

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is located at 50 MDAve (T-8), Rockville, 20850 MD. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office phone number is 240-777-7000.

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office News

Good News of the Day: On Thursday, May 24, 2018, Deputy Kathrine Realpe participated in the Commencement Exercises at Frederick Community College(FCC). Deputy Realpe received an Associate of Applied Science degree in Police Science and she was recognized as a recipient with High Honors! Please join us in Congratulating Deputy Realpe on this tremendous accomplishment!

Good News of the Day: MCSO's newest Deputies have completed their 14 week Field Training Program and are now serving the residents of Montgomery County. Their initial training consisted of six months at the Public Safety Training Academy where they learned all aspects of a career in Law Enforcement. Following that, they were paired with experienced Deputies for 14 weeks of on the job training. Congratulations to Deputy Sheriff I Balzano, Deputy Sheriff I Borge, Deputy Sheriff I Cham, Deputy Sheriff I Graves, Deputy Sheriff I Martinez, Deputy Sheriff I Perez, Deputy Sheriff I Rose and Deputy Sheriff I Syngal as you begin, what will no doubt be very rewarding careers! Below are several pictures taken this morning where these new Deputies were recognized for their tremendous achievements thus far.

Good News of the Day: Recently, Sergeant Christine Veiga - her K9 Partner Lacey Deputy Meiklejohn - Her K9 Partner Odie; along with Deputy Prandy were invited to the National Institutes of Health Annual Police Day event. This event is a way for the Community to come out and interact with and ask questions of the regional law Enforcement agencies. There were demonstrations from the canine teams as well as information booths and activities for kids. This was a great event and the Sheriff's Office was thrilled to be a part of it!

Good news of the Day: Yesterday, Hundreds gathered in Rockville, Maryland for a special ceremony where Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett unveiled the new Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. The Sheriff's Office Honor Guard presented the Colors during the event.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Family, Friends and Colleagues of the Baltimore County Police Officer who was killed in the line of Duty today.

Good News of the Day: Sheriff Darren Mark Popkin and Sergeant Kirby were honored to accept an award on behalf of the dedicated and hardworking employees of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. This award was presented by our Community Partners at Family Services Inc., in recognition of efforts during a Holiday Toy Drive. These toys benefitted local children and families affected by domestic violence or mental illness. During the most recent toy drive, over 400 items were collected and distributed. Thank you for this tremendous recognition and we look forward to continuing our partnership with Family Services moving forward.

Good News of the Day: Sheriff Darren Mark Popkin, Sergeant Joe Stanton with his K9 Partner Logen as well as Sergeant Christine Veiga and her K9 Partner Lacey were invited to speak to the Students and Staff at Sherwood Elementary School in Olney, Maryland. Sheriff Popkin spoke about the duties and responsibilities of MCSO and Sergeants Stanton and Veiga gave a demonstration of their partner's abilities and obedience. The Sergeants also spoke about their duties and responsibilities as K9 handlers. The students had many great questions which Sheriff Popkin, Sgt. Stanton and Sgt. Veiga were happy to answer. The Students were also able to get some one on one interaction with Lacey, which everyone (including Lacey!) enjoyed. The Sheriff's Office was happy for the invitation as we are always pleased to partner with the Montgomery County Public Schools. Thank you to Ms. Ruben, all of the other awesome teachers, and -of course - the great students for the invite to Sherwood Elementary!

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office wishes to express our deepest condolences to the Family, Friends and Colleagues of Wicomico County Sheriff's Deputy First Class Steven Ray. Deputy Ray passed away suddenly and unexpectedly less than 24 hours after working his last shift. Please keep the men and women of the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office and the Family of Deputy Steven Ray in your thoughts and prayers.

We are expected to get more storms today and tomorrow please view this flood safety information from our partners at the Maryland State Highway Administration and Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)

Continuing our posts regarding Police Week and National Peace Officer's Memorial Day: Deputy Meiklejohn and K9 Partner Odie, attended the 1st Annual Law Enforcement K9 Memorial on Friday, May 11. This memorial is to honor and remember the 24 K9s that were killed in the line of duty in 2017. K9 Handlers from all over the United States attended the ceremony to honor these K9 heroes. Bobbies from London, England also honored these fallen K9 heroes. Lieutenant Chad Reyes, of the Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake, Utah, spoke about the loss of his K9 partner Dingo. Lieutenant Reyes spoke about a deep, overwhelming and unbreakable bond between a K9 and their handler. As the roll call of Heroes names were read, a K9 handler placed a rose over the Seal of Honor and gave a final salute. The ceremony concluded with bagpipes playing Amazing Grace and a trumpet playing Taps. To view the ceremony, click on the link below: #NLEOM #PoliceWeek #K9

Good News of the Day: The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard Team spent today at the United States Capitol. Joined by thousands of Law-Enforcement Officers from around the Country, the MCSO Honor Guard Team participated in the National Peace Officers Memorial Day event. This event is held annually on May 15 to honor the Sacrifice of Law-Enforcement Officers who have lost their lives performance of their Duties. #NLEOM #PoliceWeek

News of the Day: You may notice Law Enforcement Officers wearing a black mourning band across their badge this week; this is in honor of Police Week and Peace Officers Memorial Day. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Tens of thousands of Law Enforcement Officers from around the world converge on Washington, DC to participate in a number of planned events which honor those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice. Please take a moment this week to remember those Officers who have lost their lives performing their duties. Inscribed upon a wall of the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington DC reads the phrase; "In valor there is hope"

Good News of the Day: Recently, while out in the community, Deputy Clifford was operating his marked Sheriff’s Office Cruiser when he observed a vehicle being driven in an erratic manner. The vehicle operator passed Deputy Clifford at a high rate of speed, nearly causing an accident. Deputy Clifford, fearing for the safety of the other driver’s and pedestrians, initiated a traffic stop. Upon approaching the vehicle Deputy Clifford immediately smelled alcohol coming from the driver’s seat. Deputy Clifford began field sobriety tests, the driver then became uncooperative. Deputy Clifford took the driver into custody and charged him with DUI. Excellent work Deputy Clifford in getting this dangerous driver off the roadways of Montgomery County.

Good News of the Day: Recently, the Sheriff's Office along with our regional law enforcement partners, received an award for efforts in ending homelessness in Montgomery County. We were honored to receive this recognition. Many thanks to the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless for this tremendous recognition of the County's First Responders.

Good News of the Day: We are so thankful for our continued partnership with Brave and Bold as they provide a tremendous service to our community.

Good News of the Day: Last Week, Sgt. Sakala and Sgt. Veiga along with her partner, K9 Lacey were invited to attend Career Day at Whetstone Elementary school in Gaithersburg, MD. The Sergeants talked about the role of the Sheriff's Office and discussed our typical duties. The students had many excellent questions. And of course, Lacey was happy to spend some time with the kids as well! As always, we are thrilled to have these opportunities to connect with our community which we so proudly serve. Many thanks to the Students, Faculty and Staff at Whetstone Elementary! We look forward to seeing you all again soon!

Good News of the Day: Congratulations Lieutenant Bob Lehman & Lieutenant Keith Naff on your graduation from the FBI’s Law Enforcement Executive Development School. This intensive course is designed to prepare current and future law enforcement leaders for command level positions. Congrats again and well done!

Good News of the Day: Recently, Deputies assigned to the Domestic Violence Section made a tremendous arrest of a wanted subject. This subject, who was wanted for a probation violation through the US Marshals Service, had a history of violence towards law enforcement personnel as well as resisting arrest. K9 Sergeant Stanton, Deputy Balser as well as numerous other Sheriff’s Office Deputies approached the residence and located the subject. He immediately began to resist the deputies and attempted to assault them. Montgomery County Police Department personnel responded to the address to assist with the arrest. After a brief struggle, the subject was taken into custody and transported to the Central Processing Unit. Many thanks to our partners at MCPD for the assistance in arresting this fugitive.

Sheriff Darren Mark Popkin and the entire staff of the Sheriff’s Office, are so incredibly appreciative, that Carolyn Philo, daughter of Captain James Hall, who was killed in the line of duty, travels from Texas to Montgomery County every year to participate in our ceremony recognizing Police Memorial Week.

Important information for those in and around the Rockville City area.

As we approach Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, The Sheriff's Office would like to recognize and remember our fallen Deputy Sheriff, Captain James T. Hall ~ End of Watch ~ October 26, 1971

Good News of the Day: Congratulations and thank you to Deputy Sheriff Sergeant Barth Rau, on his retirement, after 30 years of dedicated service both to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and to our great community. Barth is looking forward to spending his retirement enjoying time with his family. Please join us in wishing Sergeant Rau and his family health and success in their future endeavors.

Thought our followers on FB would like the amazing story produced by CCM TV's Susan Kenedy and Mike Springirth about the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Canine Comfort Dog Team, Sgt. Veiga & Canine Lacy.

Good News of the Day: Congratulations to Sergeant Chad Aloi, Sergeant Jimmy Johnson, Sergeant Kevin Stultz and Deputy Tim Moore on their graduation from the Leadership in Police Organization School. LPO was originally developed and taught for many years at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The current curriculum is now specifically tailored to meet the challenges and needs of the law enforcement community. The three-week LPO program, is very interactive, utilizing small group case studies, videos, role playing, and class exercises to reinforce learning. The students were taught leadership strategies for their use in handling current issues as well as practical work place challenges. Excellent job by the entire class of LPO graduates.