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Police Investigate Attempted Strong Arm Robbery The Gaithersburg Police Department is investigating an attempted strong arm robbery between 4:30 and 5 p.m. April 9 in the 100 block of North Market Street. A group of juveniles attempted to steal some scooters from…

Increase in Calls, Arrests in 2014

Both calls for service and arrests increased last year for the Gaithersburg Police Department, according to their annual report. The department handled 32,195 calls for service last year, which is up from 30,638 in 2013. Adult criminal arrests also rose…

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…