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Police Bureaus - Field Services - Public Information Office

Captain Paul Starks, Director

The Public Information Office is the primary provider of information to the news media. The office is responsible for relaying accurate and timely information to the news media and to the community and for coordinating requests between the media and unit commanders.

Public Information personnel have been designated by the Chief of Police as official spokespersons for the department and are responsible for discussing departmental policy and promoting public knowledge of our varied and innovative programs.  Public Information Officers also maintain the department’s Facebook page, Twitter account, YouTube page, and this website.

Main Office Number – 240-773-5030 (press "4")


Blanca Kling, Hispanic Liasion to Media

Blanca Kling serves as a significant source of information to the Hispanic news media and to residents.




Montgomery County Department of Police · J. Thomas Manger, Chief
Public Safety Headquarters
100 Edison Park Drive · Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Non-emergency: 301.279.8000
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