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Dan Lane Named GPD Officer of the Year

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Officer Dan Lane joined the Gaithersburg Police Department in 2004 and was just named GPD Officer of the Year.

Gaithersburg Police Department Officer Dan Lane remembers watching his father, a U.S. Marine, working with other soldiers as a legal instructor. He would see his dad interacting and engaging with a student and noticed how much fun both were having.…

Body Cameras to Be Purchased for Training

Over the coming weeks, the Maryland General Assembly is expected to debate whether they will allow state funding to equip police officers with body cameras. Whatever the outcome, the Gaithersburg Police Department is in the process of buying five body…

Police Blotter

Residential Burglaries On 11/23/2014 at 12:54 p.m., two residential burglaries were reported in the 600 blocks of Main Street and Lake Varuna Drive. An unknown suspect(s) entered both garages and removed property from the vehicles.  Assorted items left in vehicles were…

Neighborhood Watches Are Resource for Police

The Gaithersburg Police Department (GPD) was receiving complaints about drug activity in a community recently. In order to help catch the culprits, members of the neighborhood watch helped give officers critical information. “They gave us every bit of information we…