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Police Chief Marcus Jones Announces Retirement

After a 38-year career, Chief Marcus G. Jones has announced his retirement from the Montgomery County Department of Police (MCPD), effective Monday, July 1, 2024. Chief Jones is a respected leader, who has tirelessly served Montgomery County with unwavering commitment and dedication. Throughout his tenure, he has played a pivotal role in enhancing public safety, implementing innovative policing strategies, and fostering positive relationships between MCPD and the community. Read the full Press Release. Please Contact Us if you would like to participate MCCAAA's committee to thank Chief Jones for his tenure.

The Montgomery County, Maryland Citizen Academy began in 1994 and is an extension of the Department's community policing efforts. Citizen Academy participants learn how the police department works, and gain a better understanding of what the department does and what is required for police officers to effectively perform their duties. Those interested in learning more about the Montgomery County Citizen Academy and applying for future sessions may contact Sergeant John Mullaney at 240-773-6900.

The Montgomery County Citizen Academy Alumni Association (MCCAAA) is for graduates of the Citizen Academy and holds monthly meetings with speakers on subjects relating to public safety in Montgomery County, Maryland. MCCAAA is a 501 (c)(3) organization, which means it is a charitable organization, eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions.

MCCAAA holds monthly meetings on the third Thursday of each month, from September through May. Meetings take place at the Public Service Training Academy, 9751 Snouffer School Road, Gaithersburg. All meetings begin at 7 pm unless otherwise noted. There are no meetings during the summer.

If for any reason Montgomery County Public School evening activities are cancelled, the MCCAAA meeting for that evening is cancelled.

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