Montgomery County at a glance
Population by race and Hispanic origin
Counties in this database with the most similarly-sized populations
Full-time law enforcement staff, Montgomery County Police Department
- 1,298 Officers
- 484 Civilian staff
Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents
- 1.25 Montgomery County
- 2.2 National average
|Amount||Start and end dates||Recipient and description||Awarding agency||CFDA program||Type|
|MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND THE EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG) PROGRAM ALLOWS UNITS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING TRIBES, TO SUPPORT A BROAD RANGE OF ACTIVITIES TO PREVENT AND CONTROL CRIME BASED ON THEIR OWN STATE AND LOCAL NEEDS AND CONDITIONS. GRANT FUNDS CAN BE USED FOR STATE AND LOCAL INITIATIVES, …||Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs||16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program||Prime|
|MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND LAW ENFORCEMENT SPECIALIZED VEHICLE ENHANCEMENTS||Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency||97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program||Sub|
|MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND TACTICAL EQUIPMENT FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT||Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency||97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program||Sub|
|MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND MCPD BJA FY 2021 EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM Â LOCAL SOLICITATION||Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs||16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program||Prime|
Recent equipment transfers
|Ship date||Item and National Stock Number (NSN)||Quantity||Acquisition value, each||Acquisition value, total||DEMIL code||DEMIL IC|
|4/21/2014||MINE RESISTANT VEHICLE
|1||1 @ $733,000.00||$733,000.00||C||1|
We identified 2 publicly reported settlements that resulted in $445,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.
Arnaldo Pesoa filed a lawsuit against the Montgomery County Police Department alleging that an officer used excessive force when arresting him in 2019. In July 2021, Montgomery County agreed to pay Pesoa $400,000 to settle the case.
Pesoa was arrested in Aspen Hill, Maryland in 2019. During the arrest, Officer Kevin Moris kneed Pesoa in the back of his head and neck after he was already restrained. Pesoa filed his lawsuit in 2020, alleging that he suffered a concussion and severe bleeding as a result of the knee to his head. After video evidence was presented, the Department agreed to settle the case.
In 2017, Montgomery County, Maryland paid a $45,000 settlement for a wrongful arrest.
In 2017, Montgomery County, Maryland reached a $45,000 settlement with photographer Mannie Garcia for a 2011 wrongful arrest.