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MCP Hosts Hurricane Relief Drive for Bahamas

For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 19, 2019

The Montgomery County Department of Police (MCP) in coordination with The Embassy of the Bahamas is collecting items to send to the Bahamas to assist in the hurricane recovery efforts.

Major Crimes detectives previously traveled to the Bahamas to provide training to the Royal Bahamas Police Force and have continued to stay in contact with the officers they met.  These MCP investigators have organized this relief drive after speaking with these Royal Bahamas Police Force officers and determining current needs.

If residents are interested in donating any of the below listed items (no other items, please) to the relief effort, they can drop off the items at any of the six district police stations (open 24/7) through Thursday, October 10.  Residents can place donated items in boxes that are located in the lobbies of the stations.

Needed Items (new and unopened) 

  • Flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Tarps
  • Bleach
  • Cleaning products
  • Underwear
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tissues
  • Tennis shoes
  • Canned tuna
  • Diapers (to include training pants like Pull-Ups) and wipes
  • Baby Formula
  • PediaSure drinks
  • Glucerna Shakes
  • Insect Repellent
  • Paper Towels
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Peanut Butter
  • Canned Soups
  • Canned Jams
  • Dry Cereal
  • Assorted Cookies
Six District Stations

Headquarters/First District Station (Rockville)

Address: 100 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg, 20878

Phone number: (240) 773-6070

Second District Station (Bethesda)

Address: 4823 Rugby Avenue, Bethesda, 20814

Phone number: (240) 773-6700

Third District Station (Silver Spring)

Address: 1002 Milestone Drive, Silver Spring, 20904

Phone number: (240) 773-6800

Fourth District Station (Wheaton)

Address: 2300 Randolph Road, Wheaton, 20902

Phone number: (240) 773-5500

Fifth District Station (Germantown)

Address: 20000 Aircraft Drive, Germantown, 20874

Phone number: (240) 773-6200

Sixth District Station (Gaithersburg)

Address: 45 West Watkins Mill Road, Gaithersburg, 20878

Phone number: (240) 773-5700

Royal Bahamas Police Force officers and MCP officers during training. { Front row, third chair: Lieutenant Sheila Sugrue / Front row, fourth chair: Detective Deana Mackie / Front row, fifth chair: Detective Randy Kucsan}Royal Bahamas Police Force officers and MCP officers during training. { Front row, third chair: Lieutenant Sheila Sugrue / Front row, fourth chair: Detective Deana Mackie / Front row, fifth chair: Detective Randy Kucsan} (Original Image)


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Release ID: 19-364
Media Contact: Rebecca Innocenti 
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