COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the big celebration typically held in June, but that didn’t stop Rockville from honoring members of its police department during a small Public Safety Awards ceremony hosted by the Rockville Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 9 at Veteran’s Memorial Plaza. Learn more at RockvilleReports.com/five-rockville-police-officers-honored-at-public-safety-awards.
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Rockville Police Offer Drive-Up and Drop-Off Collection The Rockville City Police Department is offering a safe, free and anonymous way to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs during National Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 24.
The Rockville City Police Department invites community members for National Coffee with a Cop Day from 8-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7 at Krispy Kreme in the Fallsgrove Village Center, 14919 Shady Grove Road. Face coverings must be worn upon entry. Chief Victor Brito, RCPD commanders and officers will be on
Two projects completed in the summer added sidewalks to busy roads in the city’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. One project installed approximately 1,700 linear feet of 5-foot-wide sidewalk, including some pervious concrete for stormwater management, to the southside of Southlawn Lane between Lofstrand Lane and East Gude Drive. Constructed at a
The city’s Department of Public Works installed flashing beacons at the intersection of Great Falls Road and Monument Avenue in August, to provide a safer crossing for schoolchildren and community members along a heavily traveled road. The pedestrian-activated flashing beacons accompany new concrete pedestrian ramps at the key crossing for
Replaces MobileNOW! App, Which Stopped Operating in May Motorists will be able to use the ParkMobile app to pay for parking at the more than 500 publicly metered spaces throughout the City of Rockville, beginning this month. ParkMobile, the leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in the U.S.,
Campaign Aims to Reduce Stigma of Addiction September is National Recovery Month, and the city will hold several events as part of Rockville Goes Purple, a continuing campaign to shine a spotlight on the impact of opioid addiction and educate the community about the epidemic.
Montgomery County remains in the second of three reopening phases, as of late August, with reopening guidelines limiting office use and encouraging telework. With these guidelines in mind, the city is not able to welcome visitors back to City Hall or many city facilities, and no definitive date for reopening
The Rockville City Police Department is offering free Fair and Impartial Policing training for community members in August. Community members are encouraged to participate in this important and timely training that promotes bias-free behavior in community policing. The training, first held in Rockville last year, gives officers and community members
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