Monday, December 22, 2014

Leggett and Public Safety Chiefs Offer Critical Holiday Safety Tips

From left to right: Fire Chief Steve Lohr, Councilmember Sidney Katz, County Executive Ike Leggett, Montgomery County Commission on People with Disabilities members Trish Gallalee and Dr. Seth Morgan and Police Chief Tom Manger

Earlier this month, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined Police Chief Tom Manger and Fire Chief Steve Lohr at the Congressional Plaza shopping center in Rockville to encourage community members to make safety a priority this holiday season. Residents were urged to be cautious while walking and driving in parking lots, where last year about 25 percent of pedestrian collisions occurred. They were also reminded not to park in handicapped parking spaces and to follow basic crime prevention tips to ensure their safety.  Read more