MCP Modifies Requirements for Police Officer Applicants – Military and Law Enforcement Experience Now Accepted

The Montgomery County Police Department is proud to announce that the education eligibility requirement for the position of police officer candidate has been modified to recognize prior, active duty military and law enforcement experience.
Effective today, an applicant, to meet the police officer candidate education/experience requirement, must:
  • Have earned 60 college credits or 90 college quarter hours at time of application – OR
  • Have three (3) years of active duty military service with an honorable discharge – OR –
  • Have three (3) years of full-time law enforcement officer experience recognized by the Department, i.e., work as a sworn, government agent with full arrest powers eligible for rehire.
The application process for police officer candidate will open tomorrow, Saturday, July 25 (EDT) at 12:01 a.m. and will remain open until 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on July 25.  These new education/experience criteria will be honored when the application process opens.  For more information on the job of a Montgomery County Police Officer and to apply for a position, please visit www.joinmcp.com
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Concern for Missing Germantown Juvenile

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Special Victims Investigations Division are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Germantown juvenile.

Wadnisha Zephirin, age 17, is described as an African American female, 5′ 5” tall, and weighing 120 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. Wadnisha was last seen by her family at her home in the 13800 block of Crosstie Drive in Germantown July 17. She is known to frequent the Montgomery Village area.

Police and Wadnisha’s family are concerned for her emotional and physical well-being.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Wadnisha Zephirin is asked to call the Montgomery County Police Special Victims Investigations Division at 240-773-5400 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24-hour line).

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Wadnisha Zephirin

Wadnisha Zephirin

Wadnisha Zephirin

Concern for Missing Juvenile from Gaithersburg

Jerome Lewis Jackson

Jerome Lewis Jackson

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police-Special Victims Investigations Division are asking the public for help in locating a missing Gaithersburg juvenile.

Jerome Lewis Jackson, age 11, of the 18000 block of Lost Knife Circle in Gaithersburg, was last seen on July 20. Jerome is described as a black male, 5’03” tall, and weighing 130 pounds.  He has brown eyes and black hair. At the time of his disappearance he was wearing a white t-shirt, gray skinny jeans, and red Nike tennis shoes. Jerome takes medication that is not in his possession. He has lived in Montgomery County for only two weeks and is unfamiliar with the area.

Police and family are concerned for his physical and emotional welfare.

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Jerome Lewis Jackson is asked to call the Montgomery County Police Special Victims Division at 240-773-5400 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24 hours).

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