Office of Investigative Programs

Michael J. Brady

Office: (240) 777-2248
Fax: (301) 840-6125
[email protected]

The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, Office of Investigative Program is assigned to the Office of the Fire Chief and reports directly to the MCFRS Fire Chief. The Office of Investigative Programs performs the following duties and functions to ensure the core values of MCFRS are upheld and that personnel conduct themselves in a professional manner as we provide exceptional service to the public:

  1. Internal Affairs Investigations- conduct fair, objective, and thorough internal affairs investigations when directed by the Fire Chief. The unit investigates allegations of misconduct by MCFRS members in compliance with state, local, and federal laws, policies, and procedures. Investigations are conducted in compliance with the IAFF 1664 Collective Bargaining Agreement and the Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Rescue Association Agreement
  2. Applicant Background Investigations- conduct fair, objective, and complete background investigations in compliance with local, state, and federal laws, policies, and procedures. MCFRS conducts applicant background investigations (including a CJIS and FBI fingerprint check) on career fire recruit applicants, civilian applicants, and cadet program applicants.
  3. Safety and Security- administer the access card program for MCFRS so that MCFRS personnel have proper levels of access to MCFRS facilities