Montgomery County Police Union Warns Of Looming Crisis Amid Officer Shortage

ROCKVILLE, Md. – “Very close” to a crisis. That’s how the president of Montgomery County’s Police Union describes the department’s problems hiring new officers.

The officer shortage comes as Maryland’s largest county has been riding a rising crime wave over the past several years.

The County Council held a hearing on police data Tuesday, but no one from the public turned out.

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